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English School, probably 18th century

Portrait of a gentleman, traditionally identified as Edward Montagu, 2nd Earl of Manchester (1602-1671), half-length, in a dark coat and white ruff, and the ribbon of the Order of the Garter

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English School, probably 18th century
Portrait of a gentleman, traditionally identified as Edward Montagu, 2nd Earl of Manchester (1602-1671), half-length, in a dark coat and white ruff, and the ribbon of the Order of the Garter
oil on canvas
30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm)
in an English early 18th century frame
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Politician and Parliamentarian army officer, Edward Montagu was the eldest son of Henry Montagu, 1st Earl of Manchester (c. 1564-1642), judge and government official, and his first wife, Catherine (d. 1612), second daughter of Sir William Spencer of Yarnton, Oxfordshire. In 1623, he accompanied Prince Charles to Spain in his bid to seek the Infanta's hand in marriage, and was rewarded by being created a Knight of the Bath at Charles' coronation in 1626.

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