Edward Cecil, Viscount Wimbledon

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Edward Cecil, Viscount Wimbledon, by Michiel Jansz. van Mierevelt, 1631 - NPG 4514 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Edward Cecil, Viscount Wimbledon

by Michiel Jansz. van Mierevelt
oil on panel, 1631
26 7/8 in. x 23 1/8 in. (680 mm x 587 mm)
Given by the Art Fund, 1966
Primary Collection
NPG 4514

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The painter Miereveldt spent his entire career in Delft, in spite of a concerted attempt on the part of Henry, Prince of Wales to attract him to London in 1611-12. He painted the portraits of many of the British statesmen and soldiers who were in the Low Countries visiting the court of Elizabeth of Bohemia in The Hague or passing through on military campaigns.

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