Richard Gibson (British, 1615-1690)
Edward Radclyffe, 2nd Earl of Derwentwater (1655-1705), wearing suit of armour, white lace cravat, long natural wig.
Watercolour on vellum, gilt-metal frame with pierced spiral cresting, engraved on the reverse Francis Radcliffe/ Earl of Derwentwater,/ married the Lady Mary Tudor,/ daugtr of King Charles II./ Given to Lady Dorothy Leslie,/ by her cousin Anne,/ Countess of Newburgh, Slindon House./ July 30/42.
Oval, 49mm (1 15/16in) high
Provenance: Sotheby's, 12 October 1944, lot 14, sold to S.H.R. Harris for £46