Thomas Howard, Earl of Arundel (Magnet)

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Thomas Howard, Earl of Arundel (Magnet)

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Thomas Howard, Earl of Arundel
about 1629-1630
Peter Paul Rubens (Siegen, Germany, 1577 - 1640, Antwerp, Belgium) Flemish

Thomas Howard, 2nd Earl of Arundel (1585-1646), was one of the greatest connoisseurs and collectors of the seventeenth century. As a young man, he traveled to Flanders, where he first met Peter Paul Rubens, and to Italy, where he amassed a remarkable collection both of modern paintings and drawings, and of ancient sculpture. Arundel enjoyed a distinguished career as a diplomat and statesman in the service of Charles I until he suffered a humiliating defeat as general in 1638. He retired to the Netherlands shortly thereafter, and died in Italy in 1646.
Thomas Howard, Earl of Arundel (Magnet)
Thomas Howard, Earl of Arundel
about 1629-1630
Peter Paul Rubens (Siegen, Germany, 1577 - 1640, Antwerp, Belgium) Flemish

Thomas Howard, 2nd Earl of Arundel (1585-1646), was one of the greatest connoisseurs and collectors of the seventeenth century. As a young man, he traveled to Flanders, where he first met Peter Paul Rubens, and to Italy, where he amassed a remarkable collection both of modern paintings and drawings, and of ancient sculpture. Arundel enjoyed a distinguished career as a diplomat and statesman in the service of Charles I until he suffered a humiliating defeat as general in 1638. He retired to the Netherlands shortly thereafter, and died in Italy in 1646.
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