Lady Catherine Neville, Lady Constable (b. 1529/30), aged 60
Robert Peake the elder (c.1551 – 1619)
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.
Bequeathed to the National Trust, along with the house, furniture and other contents collected by Sir Walter Jenner, 2nd Bt (1860 - 1948), in 1949.
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 of original
Strong 1969 Roy Strong, The English Icon, Elizabethan and Jacobean Portraiture, 1969, p.231