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Thomas Howard, Earl of Arundel

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    01/07/1823 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Sharp, William (engraver)
    Dixon, John (publisher)
    Anthony van Dyck, born 1599 - died 1641 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Engraving on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 2

Physical description

Half-length portrait, seated, turned to right and looking to front. The sitter is wearing a ruff, black cloak and a ribbon and pendant around his neck. In his left hand he is holding the pendant and a sheet of paper in his right hand. In the right background is a landscape.

Place of Origin

London (published)


01/07/1823 (published)


Sharp, William (engraver)
Dixon, John (publisher)
Anthony van Dyck, born 1599 - died 1641 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Engraving on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Vandyck pinxit. Wm. Sharp. Memr. of the Impl. & Royl. Acad. of Vienna Sculp. Thomas Howard, Earl of Arundel. From the original Picture in the possession of the Marquis of Stafford. London, 1 July, 1823. Pubd. by John Dixon, at his Printing Office No.29 Tottenham Street, for the Select Work of Engravings under the Direction of Wm. Buchanan Esqr.'


Height: 57.9 cm cut to, Width: 42.8 cm cut to

Descriptive line

Half-length portrait of Thomas Howard, earl of Arundel, seated and wearing a ruff. Engraving by William Sharp, after Sir Anthony van Dyck, 1823.

Production Note

Attribution note: India proof





Subjects depicted

Pendant; Cloak; Ruff


Prints; Portraits


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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