Portrait of a Lady by Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger

Portrait of an unknown Lady, in a green dress with white and gold sleeves.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
203 x 114 cm
Art Fund grant:
£400 ( Total: £1,200)
Acquired in:
1965
Vendor:
Agnew's

Left hand rests on red velvet cushion across arms of a chair. In mainly red interior. Inscribed wrongly as Infanta Isabella Clara Eugenia. Also wrongly identified as Frances Howard, Countess of Essex.

Provenance

Duke of Marlboorough by 1816; Captain Butler and his descendants; Christie's; Agnew's.

Venue details

Ferens Art Gallery Queen Victoria Square, HULL East Yorkshire HU1 3RA 01482 613 902 www.hullcc.gov.uk/museums

Entry details

Free to all

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