The Earl of Lennox (1574–1624)

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This portrait of a nobleman, in a brown tunic with a three-tiered lace ruff and a cap with deep lace edging, is problematic as the costume appears to be seventeenth-century and the blue sash and medal (possibly the order of the garter) could have been added later.

Dumbarton Castle



The Earl of Lennox (1574–1624)


17th C


oil on canvas


H 70 x W 55 cm

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presented by Captain Crawfurd

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