Study of Margaret Lemon by Sir Anthony Van Dyck

The head of Margaret Lemon rests on a pillow in an intimate, relaxed and sensual style.

Details

Medium:
Chalk
Dimensions:
19 x 24 cm
Art Fund grant:
£100,000 ( Total: £250,000)
Acquired in:
2001
Vendor:
Maggs Bros

Margaret Lemon was Van Dyck's mistress for several years during his stay in England. This work was acquired with assistance from the Wolfson Foundation.

Provenance

Peter Lankrink; Jonathan Richardson Senior; 1747 Foljambe family; 2000 Maggs Brothers.

Venue details

Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington Street, CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire CB2 1RB 01223 332900 www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk

Entry details

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