© National Portrait Gallery, London
Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel
by William Henry Worthington, after Daniel Mytens Click on the links below to find out more
line engraving, published 1849 (circa 1618)
8 7/8 in. x 6 in. (224 mm x 151 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
- Daniel Mytens (circa 1590-1647), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 52 portraits, Sitter in 5 portraits.
- William Henry Worthington (circa 1790-after 1839), Engraver. Artist associated with 33 portraits.
- NPG 5292: Thomas Howard, 14th Earl of Arundel (companion portrait)
- NPG D11108: Aletheia Talbot, Countess of Arundel (companion portrait)
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