Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester

1 portrait on display in Room 3 at Montacute House

Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester, by Unknown English workshop, circa 1575 - NPG 247 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester

by Unknown English workshop
oil on panel, circa 1575
38 in. x 27 in. (965 mm x 686 mm)
Purchased, 1867
Primary Collection
NPG 247

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This is a version of a portrait that was widely disseminated; another survives in the collection at Hatfield House.

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  • NPG D41890: Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester (after)

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  • MacLeod, Catherine, Tudor and Jacobean Portraits in the National Portrait Gallery Collection at Montacute House, 1999, p. 16
  • Ribeiro, Aileen, The Gallery of Fashion, 2000, p. 45
  • Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 374
  • Strong, Roy, Tudor and Jacobean Portraits, 1969, p. 194,306