An Unknown Woman (possibly Joanna of Austria, Princess of Portugal [1535 - 1573])

French School
National Trust Inventory Number 254711

Category Paintings
Date circa 1550 - 1599
Materials Oil on panel
Measurements 248 x 197 mm (9 3/4 x 7 3/4 in)
Place of origin France
Collection Lytes Cary Manor, Somerset (Accredited Museum)
Not on show

Summary description

Oil painting on panel, An Unknown Woman (possibly Joanna of Austria, Princess of Portugal [1535 - 1573]), French School, mid to late 16th century. A portrait of a full-faced woman, turned to the right, wearing a ruff with pearl drop jewel and many slashed sleeves.

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)

Makers and roles

French School, artist

Related items

Place of origin France (18521)
Materials Paint (29700)
Wood (126623)
Category Paintings (12645)
Collection Lytes Cary Manor, Somerset (Accredited Museum) (855)
Periods 16th century (6230)
Maker French School (229)
Subjects Joanna of Austria, Princess of Portugal (1535 - 1573)  (1)
Object Type Oil painting (12451)

Record Status

Enhanced

© National Trust Images © National Trust Collections Registered Charity No. 205846

Welcome to National Trust Collections. Our records are constantly being enhanced and improved, but please note that we cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information shown on this website. If you are planning a visit to see particular items in a National Trust Collection, please check information with the relevant Property first.