Alice Bankes, Lady Borlase (1621-1683)

Sir Anthony Van Dyck (Antwerp 1599 - London 1641)
National Trust Inventory Number 1257066

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date circa 1637 - 1640
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 1372 x 1080 mm (54 x 42 1/2 in)
Place of origin England
Collection Kingston Lacy Estate, Dorset (Accredited Museum)
On show at Kingston Lacy Estate, Dorset, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Alice Bankes, Lady John Borlase (1621-1683) by Sir Anthony van Dyck (Antwerp 1599 - London 1641), circa 1637/40. A three-quarter-length portrait of the eldest daughter of Sir John Bankes; standing beside a plinth with a vase of roses, wearing a white dress with a blue shawl held to her body with her right hand.


Presumably given to the sitter's father, Chief Justice Sir John Bankes (1589-1644), and thence by descent until beqeathed by Ralph Bankes, 1981

Credit line

Kingston Lacy, The Bankes Collection (National Trust)

Marks and inscriptions

LADY BORLASE / / VAN DYCK (painted in black on fixed gilt label, centred under image)

Makers and roles

Sir Anthony Van Dyck (Antwerp 1599 - London 1641), artist

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Record Status


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