Lady Catherine Neville, Lady Constable, aged 60

Robert Peake the elder (c.1551 – 1619)
National Trust Inventory Number 254672

Category Paintings
Date 1590
Materials Oil on panel
Measurements 768 x 635 mm (30 1/4 x 25 in)
Place of origin
Collection Lytes Cary Manor, Somerset (Accredited Museum)
On show at Lytes Cary Manor, Somerset, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on panel, Lady Catherine Neville, Lady Constable (b. 1529/30), aged 60 by Robert Peake (c.1551 - 1619), inscribed on the upper right: 1590 aet 60. A half-length portrait of Catherine Constable, at the age of 60, facing, in black dress and hood, white ruff and cuffs, a gold prayer book in both hands.

Provenance

Bequeathed to the National Trust, along with the house, furniture and other contents collected by Sir Walter Jenner, 2nd Bt (1860 - 1948), in 1949.

Credit line

Lytes Cary Manor, The Jenner Collection (National Trust)

Marks and inscriptions

Recto: 1590 aet 60

Makers and roles

Robert Peake the elder (c.1551 – 1619), artist

References

Strong 1969 Roy Strong, The English Icon, Elizabethan and Jacobean Portraiture, 1969, p.231

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Record Status

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