William Verdult (1937-2016) Known as a versatile American/Dutch Master, this piece ("William Cecil") is from the Kings and Queens of Europe Collection. William Cecil was an advisor to Queen Elizabeth 1st. It is an original oil, bejeweled, beautifully framed, and signed by the artist. Ships free to U.S. address. Mr. Verdult studied seriously and devoutly under the old masters in Rome, Belgium, Holland, France and the US. He achieved his own classical style and is known for his rendition of King Tut using gold diamonds, rubies, emeralds in his creation. Some collectors of his work include Frank Sinatra, Paul Newman, Elvis Presley, Farrah Fawcett, Tom Jones, Robert Redford.