Anne Throckmorton (1664 - 1734) was Abbess of the Augustinian Convents of 'Filles Anglaises' in Paris from 1720 to 1728.
Portrait of Anne Throckmorton as a Nun by Nicolas de Largillière, 1729
Â© National Trust Photographic Library/ Erik Pelham
- Oil on canvas
- 80 x 63.5 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £25,000 ( Total: £350,000; Tax remission)
- Acquired in:
- Mrs Andrew McLaren
She was the daughter of Sir Francis Throckmorton, 2nd Baron and sister of the 3rd Baronet. It is one of three kit-cat portraits of nuns who were members of the Throckmorton family which used to hang together as a group in Coughton Court, Alchester. The other two portraits are in America and Australia.
By descent in the Throckmorton family; Mrs Andrew McLaren.