Elisabeth de Valois, Queen of Spain (1545-1568) (from panelling)

circle of François Clouet (Tours c.1516 – Paris 1572)
National Trust Inventory Number 21093

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date 1500 - 1599
Materials Oil on panel
Measurements 457 x 330 mm (18 x 13 in)
Place of origin France
Collection Tyntesfield, North Somerset
Not on show

Summary description

Oil painting on panel, Elisabeth de Valois, Queen of Spain (1545-1568), English School, 16th century, with identifying insciption. A half-length portrait, in a pink embroidered dress and cap, resting her hands on a cushion, in a trompe l'oeil niche.


Purchased by George Abraham Gibbs (1873 -1931) from Shepherd Bros. for £20; purchased by the National Trust from the estate of the late George Richard Lawley Gibbs, 2nd Baron Wraxall (1928 – 2001) with the assistance of the NHMF, Art Fund and donations from members and supporters in 2002

Credit line

Tyntesfield, The Gibbs Collection (National Trust)

Marks and inscriptions


Makers and roles

circle of François Clouet (Tours c.1516 – Paris 1572), artist

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Place of origin France (19436)
Materials Wood (128410)
Category Art / Oil paintings (12629)
Collection Tyntesfield, North Somerset (54380)
Periods 16th century (6314)
Maker François Clouet (Tours c.1516 – Paris 1572) (11)
Subjects Elizabeth de Valois, Queen of Spain (1545-1568) (1)
Object Type Oil painting (14414)

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