Oil painting on canvas, Anne Villiers, Lady Dalkeith, later Countess of Morton (d. 1654), manner of Sir Anthony Van Dyck (Antwerp 1599 - London 1641). The sitter was previously called Lady Ann Keith, Countess of Morton (d.1648) and catalogued as by Sir Peter Lely (Soest 1618 – London 1680).
thence by descent to Hugh Napier Douglas Pennant, 4th Baron Penrhyn of Llangedai (1894 – 1949), who left Penryhn and its estates to his niece, Lady Janet Marcia Rose Pelham (1923 - 1997), who with her husband John Charles Harper, thereupon assumed the name of Douglas Pennant, and in 1951 made over the castle and part of its contents in lieu of death-duties to HM Treasury (from the estate of Hugh, 4th Baron Penrhyn (1894 – 1949), which transferred them to the National Trust
Penrhyn Castle, The Douglas Pennant Collection (National Trust)
Makers and roles
manner of Sir Anthony Van Dyck (Antwerp 1599 - London 1641), artist
previously catalogued as attributed to Sir Peter Lely (Soest 1618 – London 1680), artist
Penrhyn Castle, Douglas-Pennant 1902 Hon. Alice Douglas-Pennant, Catalogue of the Picture at Penrhyn Castle and Mortimer House in 1901, 1902