John Hoskins, portrait of Edward Sackville

John Hoskins, portrait of Edward Sackville

John Hoskins (about 1590-1664/5)
Portrait of Edward Sackville, 4th Earl of Dorset
About 1635
Watercolour on vellum, stuck to pasteboard
Signed on the right 'IH' in monogram.
Museum no. P.104-1910
Salting Bequest

Edward Sackville (1591-1652) had a successful career working for the Crown and fought for Charles I during the Civil Wars.