A Girl in a Yellow Dress, a Member of the Parminter Family

British (English) School
National Trust Inventory Number 1313471

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date 1670 - 1729
Materials Oil on canvas (oval)
Measurements 978 x 851 mm (38 1/2 x 33 1/2 in)
Place of origin
Collection A La Ronde, Devon (Accredited Museum)
On show at A La Ronde, Devon, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas (oval), A Girl in a Yellow Dress, a Member of the Parminter Family, British (English) School, late 17th century to early 18th century. A three-quarter-length portrait of a girl wearing a dark yellow dress, standing in front of a brown curtain. The sitter has blue eyes and brown curls and looks out at the spectator. The white chemise sleeves of her dress fall to the elbow and there is a white frill around the square neckline. The yellow sleeves are pleated and studded in two places on her right shoulder where a brown shawl falls across from back to front. She wears pearl drop earrings and holds a pink rose in her right hand which has been plucked from a rose bush to her left.


Purchased from Mrs Ursula Tudor Perkins, 1990

Credit line

A la Ronde, The Parminter Collection (National Trust)

Makers and roles

British (English) School, artist

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Record Status


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