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Lucy Russell (née Harington), Countess of Bedford (circa 1581-1627), Courtier and patron of the arts

Sitter associated with 8 portraits
The wife of the third Earl of Bedford, Lucy Harington was an important patron of poets, including Ben Jonson and John Donne, and many poems were written on the subject of her wit and beauty. She seems to have written verses herself and was a skilled horticulturalist.

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Lucy Russell (née Harington), Countess of Bedford

by Simon de Passe, sold by John Sudbury, and sold by George Humble
line engraving, circa 1599-1618
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Lucy Russell (née Harington), Countess of Bedford

by Simon de Passe
line engraving, early 17th century
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Lucy Russell (née Harington), Countess of Bedford

after Simon de Passe, published by William Richardson
line engraving, late 18th century
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Lucy Russell (née Harington), Countess of Bedford

by R. Cooper, after Cornelius Johnson (Jonson or Jonson van Ceulen)
stipple engraving, early 19th century
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Lucy Russell (née Harington), Countess of Bedford

by R. Cooper, after Cornelius Johnson (Jonson or Jonson van Ceulen)
stipple engraving printed in black and red, early 19th century
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Lucy Russell (née Harington), Countess of Bedford

by Henry Bone, after Cornelius Johnson (Jonson or Jonson van Ceulen)
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, March 1813
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Lucy Russell (née Harington), Countess of Bedford

by Samuel Freeman, after Gerrit van Honthorst
stipple engraving, published 1815
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