Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton

Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton, after Daniel Mytens, circa 1618 - NPG 52 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Henry Wriothesley, 3rd Earl of Southampton

after Daniel Mytens
oil on canvas, feigned oval, circa 1618
35 in. x 27 in. (889 mm x 686 mm)
Purchased, 1858
Primary Collection
NPG 52


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Artistback to top

  • Daniel Mytens (1590-1647), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 52 portraits, Sitter in 5 portraits.

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The inscription refers to Southampton's son, Thomas, who became the 4th Earl and Lord Treasurer of England under King Charles II.

Linked publicationsback to top

  • Nicholl, Charles, Character Sketches: Elizabethan Writers, 1997, p. 58
  • Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 576
  • Strong, Roy, Tudor and Jacobean Portraits, 1969, p. 299
  • Toksvig, Sandi; Dyer, Richard, Gay Icons, 2009 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 2 July - 18 October 2009), p. 13

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