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The Portraits of Robert Dudley (3)

The portrait of Robert Dudley in silver brocade, painted in c.1563 and with his dog by his side, seems to have been copied a lot. One particular set of copies shows Robert wearing red sleeves under a slashed leather jerkin, … Continue reading

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Portrait in Red

A portrait type showing Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester in a slashed leather jerkin and red sleeves and a red trunk hose survives in several versions. The pose and headgear resemble another portrait, done before 1564, in a bluish brocade … Continue reading

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