Anne Clopton by Unknown Artist

Head and shoulders portrait of Anne Clopton (1612-1641) dressed in black satin with a high lace ruff.


Oil on panel
49 x 65 cm
Art Fund grant:
£6,500 ( Total: £18,500)
Acquired in:
Lane Fine Art

Anne was the heir of Lutons Hall, Suffolk and married Simon D'Ewes in 1626, the year this portrait was painted. The portrait could have been commissioned to mark the couple's engagement; the armorials in the upper left are those of D'Ewes impaling Clopton.


Anne Clopton; Mary, Lady Bowes, sister-in-law of sitter; Major Thomas Bowes of Great Bromley Hall; Thomas Harlakenden Bowes; Thomas Bowes; Anna Margaretha Vernatti; Mary Edwards; Gerard Anne Edwards; Sir Gerard Noel Edwards; Earl of Gainsborough; Major No

Venue details

Moyse's Hall Museum Moyses Hall Museum, Cornhill, BURY ST EDMUNDS Suffolk IP33 1DX 01284 706 183

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