John Tradescant the Elder

On display


  • Title

    John Tradescant the Elder

  • Artist/maker

    possibly Alexander Marshal (c. 1610 - 1682)
    formerly attributed to Cornelis de Neve (c. 1612 - 1678)
    attributed to Emanuel de Critz (1608 - 1665)
  • Associated place

    Europe (place of creation)
  • Date

    1638 - 1665
  • Material and technique

    oil on canvas

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    79 x 62 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. 414

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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