Portrait of Mary Hill, Lady Killigrew by Sir Anthony Van Dyck

Three-quarter length portrait of Lady Killigrew waring a bright russet-red dress and holding two peonies.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
106.7 x 83.2 cm
Art Fund grant:
£81,630 ( Total: £424,495)
Acquired in:
2003
Vendor:
Christie's

Appears to have been conceived as a pair to 'Sir William Killigrew' by Van Dyck which is also in the Tate collection. Both paintings have the sitters' hands positioned at the same low level, and have finely painted landscapes in the background.

Provenance

Presumably Killigrew family; by 1856 with Foley Grey family; Christie's, 1931; Collings; ?Paul Rodman Mabury of California; Los Angeles Museum of Art; Sotheby Parke Bernet Los Angeles; ...; Christie's, 1981; ...; Joseph Guttmann Galleries, Los A

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