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Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick

(1587-1658), Lord High Admiral

Sitter associated with 33 portraits
Naval commander whose privateering ventures helped to estrange him from the court of Charles I; involved in the colonisation of America; associated with the foundation of New Plymouth, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and later of Rhode Island (1644); raised forces for Parliament and was appointed Lord High Admiral (1643); ejected from office by the independents and subsequently took no part in Commonwealth affairs.

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Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick, studio of Daniel Mytens - NPG 5298

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick

studio of Daniel Mytens
oil on canvas, 1630-1635
NPG 5298

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick, after Unknown artist - NPG D26529

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick

after Unknown artist
line engraving, early to mid 17th century
NPG D26529

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick, after Unknown artist - NPG D26530

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick

after Unknown artist
line engraving, early to mid 17th century
NPG D26530

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick, after Unknown artist - NPG D22619

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick

after Unknown artist
line engraving, 1630s-1640s
NPG D22619

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick, after Unknown artist - NPG D22623

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick

after Unknown artist
line engraving, 1630s-1640s
NPG D22623

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick, after Unknown artist - NPG D26537

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick

after Unknown artist
line engraving, mid 17th century
NPG D26537

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick, by R.S., after  Unknown artist - NPG D22620

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick

by R.S., after Unknown artist
etching, 1640s
NPG D22620

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick, by William Faithorne - NPG D22973

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick

by William Faithorne
line engraving, early 1640s
NPG D22973

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick; Henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland, by William Faithorne, published by  Sir Robert Peake - NPG D22974

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick; Henry Rich, 1st Earl of Holland

by William Faithorne, published by Sir Robert Peake
line engraving, early 1640s
NPG D22974

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick, by Wenceslaus Hollar, after  Unknown artist - NPG D7576

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick

by Wenceslaus Hollar, after Unknown artist
etching, 1642
NPG D7576

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick, possibly by George Vertue, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D26532

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick

possibly by George Vertue, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
line engraving, 1713
NPG D26532

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick, by Jacobus Houbraken, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D26534

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick

by Jacobus Houbraken, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
line engraving, 1747
NPG D26534

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick, by Jacobus Houbraken, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D37865

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick

by Jacobus Houbraken, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
line engraving, published 1747 (1744)
NPG D37865

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick, by Jacobus Houbraken, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D37866

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick

by Jacobus Houbraken, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
line engraving, published 1747 (1744)
NPG D37866

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick, by Jacobus Houbraken, after  Sir Anthony van Dyck - NPG D13260

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick

by Jacobus Houbraken, after Sir Anthony van Dyck
line engraving, published 1747 (1744)
NPG D13260

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick, by Thomas Chambers (Chambars) - NPG D26531

Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick

by Thomas Chambers (Chambars)
line engraving, 1757
NPG D26531

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