This is generally presumed to be Riley's 'second portrait' of Ashmole, for which a sitting is recorded in Ashmole's diary for 14 September 1687. The inscription was probably added for an early owner, but the provenance of the painting before 1907 is unknown.
Where to see this painting?
The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology
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