© National Portrait Gallery, London
Dorothy Spencer (née Sidney), Countess of Sunderland
by Pierre Lombart, after Sir Anthony van Dyck Click on the links below to find out more
line engraving, 1660s (circa 1639)
14 in. x 9 7/8 in. (357 mm x 250 mm) plate size; 22 1/4 in. x 16 7/8 in. (564 mm x 430 mm) paper size
Given by the daughter of compiler William Fleming MD, Mary Elizabeth Stopford (née Fleming), 1931
- Pierre Lombart (1612 or 1613-1682), Engraver. Artist associated with 132 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.
- Sir Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641), Painter. Artist associated with 1017 portraits, Sitter associated with 31 portraits.
- NPG D10891: Dorothy Spencer (née Sidney), Countess of Sunderland (from same plate)
- NPG D10901: Dorothy Spencer (née Sidney), Countess of Sunderland (from same plate)
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