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Order to pay £444 to Van Dyck (23 May 1633)


Exchequer of Receipt, Order Books 1633: Order to pay  £444 to Van Dyck for nine portraits of the King and Queen, dated 23rd May 1633, signed Francis Lord Cottington and Sir Edward Pitt, Tellers of the Exchequer.

Place and date
Westminster, 23-05-1633

Archival reference
The National Archives, Kew E 403/2752 f.53

Transcribed by James Innes-Mulraine

Publication history

Previously untranscribed

Listed in:

  • Susan J. Barnes, Nora De Poorter, Oliver Millar, Horst Vey Van Dyck: A Complete Catalogue of the Paintings Yale University Press 2003, chronology sub 1633

How to cite: Innes-Mulraine, James. “Order to pay £444 to Van Dyck.” In Jordaens Van Dyck Panel Paintings Project. Edited by Joost Vander Auwera and Justin Davies. (accessed 5 October 2023)

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Folio 53

Jovis vicesimo tertio  May 1633

By Order dated 23rd May 1633 To Sir Anthony Vandike knighte the somme of £444 in full satisfacion for nine pictures of his Majesties Royall selfe and his most dearest Consort the Queene latelie by him made without accompt etc per breve de private Sigillo datum septimo[1] May 1633

Francis Cottington

Left margin
Sir Anthony Vandike knight for pictures made for his Majestie.

Right margin


[1] Translated ‘by letter given under Privy Seal on the seventh’


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