Portrait of Margaret Laton & Jacket of Margaret Laton by Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger

Portrait of Margaret Laton by Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger (1561-1636).


Details

Category:
Portrait
Medium:
Oil on oak panel (portrait); linen & thread, sequins, lace (jacket) Dimensions: 82 x 62 cm
Art Fund grant:
£40,000 ( Total: £229,088)
Acquired in:
1994
Vendor:
Estate of Mary, Viscountess Rothemere

Linen jacket is the same one worn in the portrait and is embroidered in highly coloured silks and silver and gold thread with sequins, bobbin lace & spangles.

Provenance

By descent to Major-General Sir John Headlam; his sale Christie's, 1929; bought Harmsworth, later 2nd Viscount Rothermere, Warwick House; by descent to Mary, Vicountess Rothermere, 1993.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

Entry details

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