Anne Villiers, Lady Dalkeith, later Countess of Morton (d. 1654)

manner of Sir Anthony Van Dyck (Antwerp 1599 - London 1641)
National Trust Inventory Number 1421774

Category Paintings
Date 1600 - 1654
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 1155 x 900 mm
Place of origin
Collection Penrhyn Castle, Gwynedd (Accredited Museum)
Not on show

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Anne Villiers, Lady Dalkeith, later Countess of Morton (d. 1654), manner of Sir Anthony Van Dyck (Antwerp 1599 - London 1641). [Previously Lady Ann Keith, Countess of Morton (d.1648) by Sir Peter Lely (Soest 1618 – London 1680).]

Provenance

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

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

References

Penrhyn Castle, Douglas-Pennant 1902 Hon. Alice Douglas-Pennant, Catalogue of the Picture at Penrhyn Castle and Mortimer House in 1901, 1902

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Materials Canvas (9999)
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Wood (126320)
Category Paintings (12603)
Collection Penrhyn Castle, Gwynedd (Accredited Museum) (8090)
Periods 17th century (32740)
Maker Sir Anthony Van Dyck (Antwerp 1599 - London 1641) (363)
Sir Peter Lely (Soest 1618 – London 1680) (320)
Subjects Anne Villiers, Countess of Morton ('Lady Dalkeith') (d. 1654) (2)
Object Type Oil painting (11528)

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