Barbara Villiers, Countess of Castlemaine and Duchess of Cleveland (1640-1709)

after Sir Peter Lely (Soest 1618 – London 1680)
National Trust Inventory Number 196013

Category Paintings
Date 1700 - 1799
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements
Place of origin England
Collection Greys Court, Oxfordshire (Accredited Museum)
On show at Greys Court, Oxfordshire, London and South East, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Barbara Villiers, Countess of Castlemaine and Duchess of Cleveland (1640-1709), after Sir Peter Lely (Soest 1618 – London 1680). Half-length portrait of a young woman, turned slightly to the right, head turned slightly to the left, gazing at the spectator, wearing a low-cut black dress with brown and white edging. Long, curly brown hair down her back. Dark ground.

Credit line

Greys Court, The Brunner Collection (National Trust)

Makers and roles

after Sir Peter Lely (Soest 1618 – London 1680), artist

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Periods 18th century (84819)
Maker Sir Peter Lely (Soest 1618 – London 1680) (320)
Subjects Barbara Villiers, Countess of Castlemaine and Duchess of Cleveland (1640-1709) (12)
Louise Renée de Penencoët de Kéroualle, Duchess of Portsmouth (1649 – 1734) (7)
Object Type Oil painting (10789)

Record Status

Enhanced

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