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George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland

(1558-1605), Naval commander

Sitter associated with 21 portraits
Cumberland was a courtier, gambler and prodigious privateer who became a founding member of the East India Company. Queen Elizabeth's 'rogue', he was a loyal courtier but did not hold political or military office. In 1590 Cumberland succeeded Sir Henry Lee as the queen's champion at court tournaments.

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George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland, after Nicholas Hilliard - NPG 277

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland

after Nicholas Hilliard
oil on canvas, early 19th century, based on a work of 1590
NPG 277

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland, by George Perfect Harding, after  Nicholas Hilliard - NPG 1492(c)

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland

by George Perfect Harding, after Nicholas Hilliard
watercolour, early 19th century, based on a work of circa 1590
NPG 1492(c)

Called George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland, by Sir Emery Walker, after  Jacob de Gheyn - NPG D33731

Called George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland

by Sir Emery Walker, after Jacob de Gheyn
line engraving, (1594)
NPG D33731

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland, by Robert Vaughan - NPG D25163

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland

by Robert Vaughan
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D25163

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland, by Robert Vaughan - NPG D25164

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland

by Robert Vaughan
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D25164

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland, by Robert Vaughan - NPG D25166

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland

by Robert Vaughan
line engraving, early 17th century
NPG D25166

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland, by Magdalena de Passe, by  Willem de Passe - NPG D33729

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland

by Magdalena de Passe, by Willem de Passe
line engraving, 1620
NPG D33729

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland, by George Vertue - NPG D25168

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland

by George Vertue
line engraving, probably early to mid 18th century
NPG D25168

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland, after Magdalena de Passe, after  Willem de Passe - NPG D33730

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland

after Magdalena de Passe, after Willem de Passe
line engraving, 18th century
NPG D33730

The Procession Picture of Elizabeth I, by George Vertue, probably after  Robert Peake the Elder - NPG D31831

The Procession Picture of Elizabeth I

by George Vertue, probably after Robert Peake the Elder
line engraving, 1742 (circa 1601)
NPG D31831

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland, published by William Richardson - NPG D25169

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland

published by William Richardson
line engraving, probably late 18th to early 19th century
NPG D25169

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland, by Charles Picart, after  Harold Crease, after  Nicholas Hilliard - NPG D34421

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland

by Charles Picart, after Harold Crease, after Nicholas Hilliard
stipple engraving, early 19th century (circa 1590)
NPG D34421

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland, by Charles Turner, after  Isaac Oliver - NPG D25167

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland

by Charles Turner, after Isaac Oliver
mezzotint, published 1811
NPG D25167

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland, by Charles Turner, after  Isaac Oliver - NPG D1607

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland

by Charles Turner, after Isaac Oliver
mezzotint, published 1811
NPG D1607

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland, by Charles Turner, after  Isaac Oliver - NPG D1608

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland

by Charles Turner, after Isaac Oliver
mezzotint, published 1811
NPG D1608

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland, by Henry Bone, after  Unknown artist - NPG D17174

George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland

by Henry Bone, after Unknown artist
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, September 1813
NPG D17174

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George Clifford, 3rd Earl of Cumberland

by Robert Vaughan
line engraving, circa 1618-1621
NPG D33728

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