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Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

(1585-1646), Patron of art and collector

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, 4th Earl of Surrey and 1st Earl of Norfolk

Sitter associated with 68 portraits
Arundel was the most influential connoisseur of his age, and was described as 'one that loved and favoured all arts and artists in great measure and was the bringer of them in to England'. He fostered the careers of Inigo Jones, Daniel Mytens, Wenceslaus Hollar, van Dyck, and Rubens, who called him 'one of the evangelists of art'. Arundel became the major influence on the connoisseurship of the royal family, and on the formation of artistic taste amongst the aristocracy and gentry. He withdrew to a self-imposed exile during the Civil War, but made his Royalist sympathies clear by donating £54,000 to the King's cause.

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Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, by Sir Peter Paul Rubens - NPG 2391

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

by Sir Peter Paul Rubens
oil on canvas, 1629
On display in Room 5 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2391

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck - NPG 519

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
oil on panel, (circa 1635)
NPG 519

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, by Simon de Passe - NPG D25803

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

by Simon de Passe
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D25803

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, after Unknown artist - NPG D26497

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

after Unknown artist
etching, possibly 17th century
NPG D26497

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, after Unknown artist - NPG D26499

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

after Unknown artist
etching, possibly 17th century
NPG D26499

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, possibly by Wenceslaus Hollar - NPG D26498

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

possibly by Wenceslaus Hollar
etching, 17th century
NPG D26498

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck - NPG D26501

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
line engraving, 17th century
NPG D26501

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck - NPG D18353

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
line engraving, 17th century
NPG D18353

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, by Lucas Vorsterman, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck - NPG D18352

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

by Lucas Vorsterman, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
line engraving, circa 1620s-1640s
NPG D18352

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, 4th Earl of Surrey and 1st Earl of Norfolk and his wife Aletheia, by Lucas Vorsterman, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck - NPG D26491

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, 4th Earl of Surrey and 1st Earl of Norfolk and his wife Aletheia

by Lucas Vorsterman, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
line engraving, mid to late 17th century
NPG D26491

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, by Lucas Vorsterman, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck - NPG D26492

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

by Lucas Vorsterman, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D26492

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, published by Balthasar Moncornet, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck - NPG D26503

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

published by Balthasar Moncornet, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D26503

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, by Lucas Vorsterman, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck - NPG D18350

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

by Lucas Vorsterman, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D18350

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, by Lucas Vorsterman, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck - NPG D18351

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

by Lucas Vorsterman, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D18351

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck - NPG D18358

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
line engraving, (1630s)
NPG D18358

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck - NPG D18359

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
line engraving, (1630s)
NPG D18359

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck - NPG D18360

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
line engraving, (1630s)
NPG D18360

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, by Lucas Vorsterman, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck - NPG D18419

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

by Lucas Vorsterman, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D18419

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, by Wenceslaus Hollar, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck - NPG D18357

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

by Wenceslaus Hollar, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
etching, 1639
NPG D18357

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, by Wenceslaus Hollar, published by  Johannes Meyssens, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck - NPG D26493

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

by Wenceslaus Hollar, published by Johannes Meyssens, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
etching, 1646
NPG D26493

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel ('Allegory on the Death of ...'), by Wenceslaus Hollar, after  Cornelis Schut - NPG D9022

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel ('Allegory on the Death of ...')

by Wenceslaus Hollar, after Cornelis Schut
etching, circa 1646
NPG D9022

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, by Wenceslaus Hollar, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck - NPG D9600

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

by Wenceslaus Hollar, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
etching, 1646
NPG D9600

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, by Wenceslaus Hollar, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck - NPG D7968

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

by Wenceslaus Hollar, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
etching, 1646
NPG D7968

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, by Wenceslaus Hollar, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck - NPG D18355

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

by Wenceslaus Hollar, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
etching, 1646
NPG D18355

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, by Wenceslaus Hollar, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck - NPG D18356

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

by Wenceslaus Hollar, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
etching, 1646
NPG D18356

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel; Aletheia Talbot, Countess of Arundel, by Lucas Vorsterman, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck - NPG D20262

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel; Aletheia Talbot, Countess of Arundel

by Lucas Vorsterman, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
line engraving, circa 1650-1675
NPG D20262

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, after Unknown artist - NPG D26506

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

after Unknown artist
line engraving, 18th century
NPG D26506

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck - NPG D26502

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
line engraving, 1713
NPG D26502

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck - NPG D18361

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
line engraving, published 1713 (1630s)
NPG D18361

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, by Jacobus Houbraken, after  Sir Peter Paul Rubens - NPG D26490

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

by Jacobus Houbraken, after Sir Peter Paul Rubens
line engraving, mid 18th century
NPG D26490

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, after Sir Peter Paul Rubens - NPG D26505

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

after Sir Peter Paul Rubens
line engraving, mid 18th century
NPG D26505

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel ('The Creation Robe of an Earle'), by Wenceslaus Hollar, probably published by  John Bowles - NPG D43027

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel ('The Creation Robe of an Earle')

by Wenceslaus Hollar, probably published by John Bowles
etching, probably 1640s; probably published 1730s
NPG D43027

The Howard Family, by George Vertue, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck - NPG D26496

The Howard Family

by George Vertue, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
line engraving, 1743
NPG D26496

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, by Thomas Chambers (Chambars) - NPG D26508

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

by Thomas Chambers (Chambars)
line engraving, 1757
NPG D26508

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel; Thomas Howard, 5th Duke of Norfolk, by John Record, published by  John Thane, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck - NPG D26507

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel; Thomas Howard, 5th Duke of Norfolk

by John Record, published by John Thane, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
line engraving, published 1784
NPG D26507

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel; Thomas Howard, 5th Duke of Norfolk, by John Record, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck - NPG D18362

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel; Thomas Howard, 5th Duke of Norfolk

by John Record, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
line engraving, published 1784
NPG D18362

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck - NPG D18354

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
line engraving and etching, published 1788-1793?
NPG D18354

The Howard family, published by John Thane, after  George Vertue, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck - NPG D26495

The Howard family

published by John Thane, after George Vertue, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
line engraving, early 19th century
NPG D26495

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, by Henry Bone, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck - NPG D17392

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

by Henry Bone, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, June 1802 (1620-1621)
NPG D17392

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, by Henry Bone, after  Sir Peter Paul Rubens - NPG D17391

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

by Henry Bone, after Sir Peter Paul Rubens
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, September 1808 (1629)
NPG D17391

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, after Unknown artist - NPG D26494

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

after Unknown artist
line engraving, published 1812
NPG D26494

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, by Robert Dunkarton, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck - NPG D3445

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

by Robert Dunkarton, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
mezzotint, published 1813
NPG D3445

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, by Edward Scriven, after  Sir Peter Paul Rubens - NPG D26504

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

by Edward Scriven, after Sir Peter Paul Rubens
stipple engraving, published 1817
NPG D26504

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, by William Sharp, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck - NPG D26500

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

by William Sharp, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
line engraving, published 1823
NPG D26500

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, by Henry Bone, after  Sir Anthony Van Dyck - NPG D17233

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

by Henry Bone, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1827
NPG D17233

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, by William Henry Worthington, after  Daniel Mytens - NPG D11107

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

by William Henry Worthington, after Daniel Mytens
line engraving, published 1849 (circa 1618)
NPG D11107

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel, by Unknown artist - NPG D6701

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

by Unknown artist
pen and ink and watercolour
NPG D6701

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Aletheia Talbot, Countess of Arundel; Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

by Lucas Vorsterman, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D9035

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Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

by Wenceslaus Hollar, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
etching, 1639
NPG D18827

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Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

by Lucas Vorsterman, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D19896

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Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel ('Allegory on the Death of ...')

by Wenceslaus Hollar, after Cornelis Schut
etching, circa 1646
NPG D18748

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Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel; Aletheia Talbot, Countess of Arundel

by Lucas Vorsterman, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
line engraving, circa 1650-1675
NPG D7380

Web image not currently available

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel; Aletheia Talbot, Countess of Arundel

by Lucas Vorsterman, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
line engraving, circa 1650-1675
NPG D7381

Web image not currently available

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel; Aletheia Talbot, Countess of Arundel

by Lucas Vorsterman, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
line engraving, circa 1650-1675
NPG D7382

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Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

by James Basire, after Sir Peter Paul Rubens
line engraving, published 1763 (1629)
NPG D7377

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Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

by Jacobus Houbraken, after Sir Peter Paul Rubens
line engraving, published 1763
NPG D7378

Web image not currently available

Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel

by Jacobus Houbraken, after Sir Peter Paul Rubens
line engraving, published 1763
NPG D7379

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