- Museum number
Object: Francis Earl of Bedford.
Series: Birch's Heads
Portrait of Francis Russell, Earl of Bedford, half-length, very slightly to left, looking to front; wearing a broad ligth collar over dark buttoned coat; in an oval frame, decorated on top with palm leaf, lit torch, ribbons, and acanthus leaf, placed on a partially draped pedestal, with books and scales on top, coat of arms on front, continuing in a balustrade on right; lettered state before publisher's address; after Anthony van Dyck. 1737
- Production date
Height: 353 millimetres
Width: 222 millimetres (trimmed)
- Curator's comments
- For comment on the series see also 1844,0511.13. For an impression of an earlier state and comment see 1868,0822.6740.
For a note on Crowle's extra-illustrated Pennant see G,1.1.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Prints and Drawings
- Registration number