|Title||Portrait of Algernon Percy, 10th Earl of Northumberland|
|Collection||National Trust for Scotland (Fyvie Castle)|
|Artist||Attributed to circle of Dyck, Anthony van (Flemish painter, 1599-1641, active in England)|
|Date Earliest||about 1638|
|Date Latest||probably 1668|
|Description||Algernon Percy, 10th Earl of Northumberland (1602-68) is shown wearing armour, with the Lesser George badge of the Order of the Garter suspended from a ribbon around his neck.
This head and shoulders portrait is after Van Dyck's horizontal-format portrait of the earl painted in about 1638 (Alnwick Castle), in which he is shown holding a commander's baton in his right hand and resting his left hand on an anchor, and with a naval battle in the background, commemorating his appointment as Lord Admiral of England.
|Current Accession Number||Pending|
|Subject||portrait (Percy, Algernon, 10th Earl of Northumberland)|
|Measurements||32.2 x 27.1 cm cm (estimate)|
|Material||oil on panel|
|Acquisition Details||Purchased from the Forbes-Leith family 1984.|
|Provenance||By descent in the Gordon and later Forbes-Leith families.|
|Notes||Van Dyck painted three different portraits of Algernon Percy, all with the same head type, and all of which were copied. The original version of the Fyvie Castle type is discussed in Barnes, S. J., De Poorter, N, Millar, O. and Vey, H., Van Dyck: A Complete Catalogue of the Paintings, New Haven and London, 2004, p. 566, no. IV.176.|
|Rights Owner||National Trust for Scotland|