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Creator:
Unknown artist, sixteenth century
Title:
Robert Dudley, first Earl of Leicester (1532/3–1588)
Date:
ca. 1595
Medium:
Oil on panel
Dimensions:
Sheet: 32 x 25 1/2 inches (81.3 x 64.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on recto in yellow paint, upper right: Upper right in yellow paint: "Erle of Lecester, Lorde steward of hir | maiesties househould, Justies in aire, from | Trent southward, Cunstable of the honor | and Castell of windesor, and one of hir | maiestis most honorable priuie Counsell,"; inscribed on verso in red paint on upper right, verso: “B1975.1.7”; printed paper label on verso, left, “8544”; printed paper label on verso, center: “W & P Evans |Established 1798 | Picture Restorers, Carvers, Gilders | and | PICTURE FRAME MAKERS | 37 Beak Street, Regent St. | Late 18, Silver St. Golden Sq. | LONDON"; printed label on verso, lower right, “45”

3 red wax seals depicting the coat of arms of the Cure family (Capel Cure of Blake Hall, Bobbingworth, Essex).

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.1.7
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
coat of arms | costume | crest | dragon | earl | man | pendant (jewelry) | portrait | staff (walking stick) | sword | Tudor | wealth
Associated People:
Dudley, Robert, earl of Leicester (1532/3–1588), courtier and magnate
Access:
On view
Exhibition History:
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Juxtapositions (Yale Center for British Art, 1997-11-19 - 1998-01-04)

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Ian Tyers, The tree-ring analysis of 23 panel paintings from the Yale Center for British Art , New Haven, dendrochronological consultancy report 470 , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2011, pp. 15, 16, 49-51, 85, fig. 25, CC78.3 .T94 2011

Gazes returned, the technical examination of early English panel painting , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2012, pp. 6,7,9,10-15, 18, 19-20, figs. 1,5, 7, V2415 (YCBA

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:198
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