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In 1560, at the pinnacle of his distinguished and varied career as a reformed theologian and biblical scholar, Peter Martyr Vermigli sat to have his portrait painted in Zurich. The painting now hangs in the National Portrait Gallery in London. The presence of Vermigli’s likeness in the Gallery stands as testimony to his distinction as the first protestant reformer to occupy the Regius Chair of Divinity in the University of Oxford. While the portrait is unsigned, the evidence suggests strongly that Hans Asper, the leading portrait-painter of mid-sixteenth-century Zurich, was the artist. A prominent feature of the iconography of the series is a verse inscription which appears together with the subject’s name at the top of each likeness.

Keywords: Peter Martyr Vermigli; Vermilius Absconditus; Zurich Portrait

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