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Portrait of Alessandro Farnese 1546-92, 3rd Duke of Parma, Govenor-General of the Netherlands 1580s

Hispano-Dutch School 

Portrait of Alessandro Farnese 1546-92, 3rd Duke of Parma, Govenor-General of the Netherlands, Hispano-Dutch School
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Oil on Panel
16th Century
 
The Duke of Parma depicted here was nephew to King Philip II of Spain, and was his captain general of the forces that would have comprised the land element in invading England in 1588 in support of Spain's naval Armada.
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