Portrait of Anne Throckmorton as a Nun by Nicolas de Largillière

Anne Throckmorton (1664 - 1734) was Abbess of the Augustinian Convents of 'Filles Anglaises' in Paris from 1720 to 1728.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
80 x 63.5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£25,000 ( Total: £350,000; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
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.

Provenance

By descent in the Throckmorton family; Mrs Andrew McLaren.

Venue details

Coughton Court Coughton, ALCESTER Warwickshire B49 5JA 01789 400 777 www.nationaltrust.org.uk/coughton-court

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £10.45)

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