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Edward Fiennes de Clinton, Later 1st Earl of Lincoln

Photo credit: The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

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Edward Fiennes de Clinton (1512–1585) served as Lord High Admiral, 1550–1553 and 1558–1585, and was appointed a Knight of the Garter in 1551. He was created Earl of Lincoln in 1572. The sitter has been identified from his attributes: the compass he points at and the Whistle of Honour of the Lord High Admiral he wears round his neck.

The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

Oxford


Date

1562

Medium

oil on panel

Measurements

H 57 x W 51 cm

Accession number

WA1845.4

Acquisition method

Presented by Bernard Mould, 1707

Work type

Painting


The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

Beaumont Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2PH England

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