John Tradescant the Younger as a Gardener

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  • Title

    John Tradescant the Younger as a Gardener

  • Artist/maker

    attributed to Thomas de Critz (1607 - 1653)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    1648 - 1653
  • Material and technique

    oil on canvas

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    107 x 86 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented by Elias Ashmole, 1683.

  • Museum location

    Lower ground floor | Gallery 2 | The Ashmolean Story
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Poole, Mrs Reginald Lane, Catalogue of Portraits in the Possession of the University, Colleges, City, and County of Oxford (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1912), no. 426

Welch, Martin, The Tradescants and the Foundation of the Ashmolean Museum (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1978), illus. p. 5 Plate 1

MacGregor, Arthur, ed., Tradescant's Rarities: Essays on the Foundation of the Ashmolean Museum 1683 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1983), no. 274

Piper, David, and Christopher White, Treasures of the Ashmolean Museum: An Illustrated Souvenir of the Collections, revised edn (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 1995), pp. 5 & 7, illus. p. 6

Ferry, Georgina, A wonderland of natural history: A souvenir guide (Oxford: University Museum of Natural History, 2011), p. 7

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