Philip Herbert, 4th Earl of Pembroke(1584-1650), Courtier
Sitter associated with 25 portraits
A favourite of James I, Pembroke was, with his brother William, the 3rd Earl, one of the 'incomparable paire of brethren' to whom the First Folio of Shakespeare's plays is dedicated (1623). He was a patron of van Dyck, and also rebuilt Wilton House in Wiltshire.
possibly by George Glover, published by Sir Robert Peake
line engraving, mid 17th century
by George Glover, or by William Faithorne, published by Sir Robert Peake
line engraving, early 1640s
by Bernard Baron, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
line engraving, 1740 (1633-1635)
- Anne Sophia Dormer (née Herbert), Countess of Carnarvon (daughter)
- Charles, Lord Herbert of Shurland (son)
- James Herbert (son)
- John Herbert (son)
- William Herbert (son)
- Anne, Countess of Pembroke (Lady Anne Clifford) (wife)
- Mary Herbert, Countess of Pembroke (mother)
- William Herbert, 3rd Earl of Pembroke (brother)
- Philip Herbert, 5th Earl of Pembroke (son)
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