Dorothy Cheeke (nee Sidney); Robert Sidney, 4th Earl of Leicester when children

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Dorothy Cheeke (nee Sidney); Robert Sidney, 4th Earl of Leicester when children, published by Alexander Browne, after  Sir Peter Lely, circa 1684 - NPG D11426 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Dorothy Cheeke (nee Sidney); Robert Sidney, 4th Earl of Leicester when children

published by Alexander Browne, after Sir Peter Lely
mezzotint, circa 1684
10 7/8 in. x 14 1/4 in. (277 mm x 363 mm) plate size; 12 1/4 in. x 15 1/2 in. (310 mm x 395 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries, 1984
Reference Collection
NPG D11426


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Sittersback to top

Artistsback to top

  • Alexander Browne (active 1659-died 1706), Artist, publisher, printseller, auctioneer and dealer. Artist associated with 149 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.
  • Sir Peter Lely (1618-1680), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 825 portraits, Sitter in 18 portraits.

This portraitback to top

Children of Philip, 3rd Earl of Leicester and Catherine Cecil, daughter of William, Earl of Salisbury. Robert Sidney succeeded as 4th Earl of Leicester in 1697. Dorothy Sidney married Thomas Cheeke Esq.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D5051: Dorothy Cheeke (nee Sidney); Robert Sidney, 4th Earl of Leicester when children (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D13676: Dorothy Cheeke (nee Sidney); Robert Sidney, 4th Earl of Leicester when children (impression from same plate as)