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Anthony van Dyck. Sir Robert Sherly. 1622. Oil on canvas. National Trust, Petworth House, Sussex, UK. More. [Order a Print][Order a Hand-Painted Reproduction]

Anthony van Dyck. Sir Robert Sherly.

Sir Robert Sherly - Englishman, he was in diplomatic service to the Shah of Persia. At the time of the painting of the portraits of him and his wife he was on a diplomatic mission to Pope Gregory XV. His wife, Lady Sherly, was of the noble Persian family.
See also: Anthony van Dyck. Lady Sherly.

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