Called Lord Ambrose Dudley, 1st Earl of Warwick, KG (c.1528-1590)
British (English) School
Oil painting on panel, Called Lord Ambrose Dudley, 1st Earl of Warwick, KG (c.1528-1589/90), British (English) School, mid 16th century. A half-length portrait in an interior, wearing a brown doublet with gold braid and jewelled bonnet, a cloak across his shoulders, the Greater George hangs from a chain his neck, with his shadow to the right of the eldest brother of Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester. It may be an overpainting of a 16th-century portrait. According to Mary Elizabeth Lucy the portrait was purchased by her husband George Hammond Lucy from Mr Hume and came from Holland House.
Charlecote Park, The Fairfax-Lucy Collection (National Trust)
Marks and inscriptions
Verso: on top member, in pencil: Mr. Lacey; and in chalk: 70; on right-hand side, in chalk: Charlecote; label of W.F. & Son No.: 589 (F)
Makers and roles
British (English) School, artist