Three-quarter length portrait of Thomas Howard (1538 - 1572), aged around 27 and wearing the badge of the Order of the Garter.
Portrait of Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk by Unknown Artist, 1565
© National Portrait Gallery
- Oil on panel
- 103 x 80 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £33,350 ( Total: £211,385; Tax remission)
- Acquired in:
Thomas Howard was a kinsman of Queen Elizabeth and his pro-Catholic interests meant he became the focus of dissent and plots involving a planned marriage to Mary Queen of Scots. As a result, he was executed for treason in 1572.
Howard family; then by descent.