Portrait of Robert Radcliffe, 5th Earl of Sussex (1569-1629) by Unknown Artist

Portrait of Robert Radcliffe, 5th Earl of Sussex (1569-1629).

Details

Medium:
Oil
Dimensions:
216 x 141 cm
Art Fund grant:
£825 ( Total: £825)
Acquired in:
1950
Vendor:
Sotheby's

Full length, in white Greenwich armour down to waist. Left hand holding sword, right holding lance. Inscribed 'Amando et fidando troppo, son rovinato'.

Provenance

Mentioned in Lumley Castle Inventory 1590; described in the 'Literary Cabinet' 1785 as at Lumley Castle; Earl of Scarborough Sale 1785; Henry Harris Sale 1950; Collection of Henry Harris.

Venue details

Royal Armouries Museum Armouries Drive, LEEDS West Yorkshire LS10 1LT 0113 220 1999 www.royalarmouries.org

Entry details

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