Sir Thomas Lucy III, MP (1585 – 1640)

William Larkin (London c.1585 – London 1619)
National Trust Inventory Number 533854

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date circa 1609
Materials Oil on copper (oval)
Measurements 559 x 457 mm (22 x 18 in)
Place of origin
Collection Charlecote Park, Warwickshire (Accredited Museum)
On show at Charlecote Park, Warwickshire, Midlands, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on copper (oval), Sir Thomas Lucy III, MP (1585 – 1640), by William Larkin (London c.1585 – London 1619). A head-and-shoulders portrait, probably aged about 24, half-left, facing, with red hair and beard. He wears a crimson habit enriched with gold.


Presented by Sir Montgomerie Fairfax-Lucy (1896 – 1965) two years after the death of his father, Sir Henry Ramsay-Fairfax, 3rd Bt (1870 – 1944) with Charlecote Park and its chief contents in 1946

Makers and roles

William Larkin (London c.1585 – London 1619), artist


Strong 1969 Roy Strong, The English Icon, Elizabethan and Jacobean Portraiture, 1969, no. 326
Lees-Milne 1952 James Lees-Milne, ‘Two Portraits at Charlecote Park by William Larkin’, Burlington Magazine, XCIV, 1952, pp.352-56

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Place of origin
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Category Art / Oil paintings (12629)
Collection Charlecote Park, Warwickshire (Accredited Museum) (5749)
Periods 16th century (6314)
Maker William Larkin (London c.1585 – London 1619) (11)
Subjects Sir Thomas Lucy III, MP (1585 – 1640) (6)
Object Type Oil painting (14414)

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