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The 1st Earl of Monmouth and his family

1 of 4 portraits of Robert Carey, 1st Earl of Monmouth

The 1st Earl of Monmouth and his family, attributed to Paul van Somer, circa 1617 - NPG 5246 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

The 1st Earl of Monmouth and his family

attributed to Paul van Somer
oil on canvas, circa 1617
89 1/2 in. x 85 1/4 in. (2273 mm x 2165 mm) overall
Purchased, 1979
Primary Collection
NPG 5246


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  • Paul van Somer (circa 1576-1621), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 35 portraits.

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Monmouth is shown holding the white Chamberlain's rod, with, at the left, his wife, Elizabeth Trevannion (died 1641) and his elder son Henry, later the second Earl (1596-1661) and at the right, his daughter Philadelphia (1594-1654), later Lady Wharton, and his younger son Thomas (1597-1634).

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