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Tom Derry (active 1614), Jester to Anne of Denmark

Photo credit: National Galleries of Scotland

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Tom Derry or Durie was the ‘fool’ employed by Queen Anne of Denmark, the wife of King James VI and I. Monarchs and some aristocrats maintained the

National Galleries of Scotland, Scottish National Portrait Gallery

  • Date


  • Medium

    oil on panel

  • Measurements

    71.4 x 57.9 cm

  • Accession number

    PG 1111

  • Acquisition method

    bequeathed by A. W. Inglis


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