Portrait of a Lady with a Squirrel and a Starling
- Art Funded
- 56 x 38 cm
- Art Fund grant
- £250,000 (Total: £10,000,000; Tax remission)
The lady wears a white cape and hat; she is holding the brown squirrel, and the starling is on a branch at her shoulder. One of the most striking characteristics of the Lady is her reticence, allied to stillness. This work was acquired with assistance from the Wolfson Foundation.
G.van Slingeland; sale, The Hague, 1752; Anon. sale, Prestage & Hobbs, London 1761; George, 3rd Earl of Cholmondeley; by descent to Marquess of Cholmondeley.