Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex

1 portrait on display in Room 2 at the National Portrait Gallery

Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, after Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger, early 17th century (circa 1596) - NPG 180 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex

after Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger
oil on canvas, early 17th century (circa 1596)
25 in. x 20 in. (635 mm x 508 mm)
Purchased, 1864
Primary Collection
NPG 180


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This portrait is a version after a full-length painting of 1597.

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  • Cooper, Tarnya, Searching for Shakespeare (hardback), 2006 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 2 March - 29 May 2006), p. 159
  • Cooper, Tarnya, Searching for Shakespeare, 2006 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 2 March - 29 May 2006), p. 159
  • Cooper, Tarnya (introduction) Banville, John (character sketch) Chevalier, Tracy (character sketch) Fellowes, Julian (character sketch) McCall Smith, Alexander (character sketch) Pratchett, Terry (character sketch) Singleton, Sarah (character sketch) Trollope, Joanna (character sketch) Waters, Minette (character sketch), Imagined Lives: Portraits of Unknown People, 2011 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from December 2011 - June 2012), p. 89
  • Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 208
  • Strong, Roy, Tudor and Jacobean Portraits, 1969, p. 115

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