Ludovic Stuart, 1st Duke of Richmond and 2nd Duke of Lennox

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Ludovic Stuart, 1st Duke of Richmond and 2nd Duke of Lennox, by Isaac Oliver, circa 1605 - NPG 3063 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Ludovic Stuart, 1st Duke of Richmond and 2nd Duke of Lennox

by Isaac Oliver
watercolour and bodycolour on vellum, heart-shaped, circa 1605
2 1/4 in. x 1 3/4 in. (57 mm x 44 mm)
Transferred from British Museum, 1939
Primary Collection
NPG 3063


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  • Isaac Oliver (circa 1565-1617), Miniature painter. Artist associated with 71 portraits, Sitter in 5 portraits.

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The unusual shape of this miniature refers to the badge of the Lennox family, a heart. A miniature of the Duke - apparently this one - is worn by his widow in a number of later oil portraits, including one by van Dyck.

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