Lady Mary Herbert, Viscountess Montague, as Diana by Francois de Troy

Lady Mary is depicted as Diana and with a hound wearing a gold collar adorned with the Herbert arms surmounted by a viscountess's coronet.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
125 x 98.5 cm
Art Fund grant:
£45,000 ( Total: £140,000; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
2003
Vendor:
Mrs C McLaren-Throckmorton

The portrait is part of a group of portraits from Coughton Court, the seat of the Throckmorton family, which testify to the links of this Jacobite family with France.

Provenance

Probably painted for the 1st Marquis, Duke of Powis, father of the sitter; given to Sir Robert Trockmorton by the 2nd Marquis, Duke of Powis; by descent to Mrs Clare McLaren-Trockmorton.

Venue details

Coughton Court Coughton, ALCESTER Warwickshire B49 5JA 01789 400 777 www.nationaltrust.org.uk/coughton-court

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £10.45)

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