© National Portrait Gallery, London
'The Earle of Essex's Throat Cut' (Arthur Capel, 1st Earl of Essex; John Holland; Major Webster)
after Francis Barlow Click on the links below to find out more
line engraving, 1683 or after
3 1/2 in. x 2 1/8 in. (89 mm x 53 mm) paper size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford (née Fleming), 1931
- Arthur Capel, 1st Earl of Essex (1631-1683), Soldier; son of 1st Baron Capel. Sitter in 12 portraits.
- John Holland (active 1683), Servant to 2nd Earl of Sunderland; assassin. Sitter associated with 1 portrait.
- Major Webster (active 1683), Major and assassin. Sitter associated with 1 portrait.
- Francis Barlow (active 1648-died 1704), Painter and etcher. Artist associated with 63 portraits.
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