Historical Portraits Picture Archive

Portrait of Sir Thomas Vyner 1660s

John Hayls 

Portrait of Sir Thomas Vyner, John Hayls
Oil on canvas
17th Century
50 x 40 inches 127 x 101.2 cm
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Sir Thomas Vyner is painter here in the dress of the Lord Mayor of London. It os one of Hayls's most explicit allusions to Van Dyck, echoing in reverse the pose employed for Lord John Stuart in the double portrait with his brother Lord Bernard (National Gallery London)
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