1ST VISCOUNT OF POWERSCOURT
1ST VISCOUNT OF POWERSCOURT

ENGLISH SCHOOL (16th Century )

1ST VISCOUNT OF POWERSCOURT

c. 1580 England

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PORTRAIT OF A MAN WITH A PEARL EARRING
BELIEVED TO BE RICHARD WINGFIELD,
1ST VISCOUNT OF POWERSCOURT 1550 - 1634

ENGLISH SCHOOL

Circa 1580 inscribed verso
Oil on canvas 28 x 23 ½ inches
Framed size 34 x 28 ¾ inches

Richard Wingfield, 1st Viscount of Powerscourt was born in 1550 and died in 1634.
He was English born soldier and military administrator during the reigns of Elizabeth 1st and James 1st.
He had notable success in his Campaign to defeat Sir Cahir O’ Doherty in 1608 at Kilmacrennan during the Irish Rebellion.
Richard fought in a number of Campaigns in Flanders and France but returned to his magnificent Estate of Powerscourt just outside Dublin.

He is shown here as a fashionable young soldier complete with earring.
Dimensions
Height 28.00 inch (71.12 cm)
Width 23.50 inch (59.69 cm)
External Height 34.00 inch (86.36 cm)
External Width 28.75 inch (73.02 cm)
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K74703
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