Portrait of Elizabeth Vernon, Countess of Southampton by English School

This full length portrait is one of four from the collection of the Earls of Buckingham, all manifestly by the same hand, which seem to show the sitters in their robes for the coronation of James I.

Details

Category:
Portrait
Medium:
Oil on canvas Dimensions: 188 x 109 cm
Art Fund grant:
£4,000 ( Total: £15,610)
Acquired in:
1985
Vendor:
Sotheby's

Elizabeth Vernon is depicted in a white dress with a Countess's robe and coronet.

Provenance

Collection of the Earls of Buckingham. Anon. sale Sotheby's, 16/11/83, lot 23.

Venue details

Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington Street, Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB2 1RB 01223 332900 www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

Entry details

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