A Lady of the Wenlock Family, aged 13

British (English) School
National Trust Inventory Number 446669

Category Paintings
Date 1600 - 1629
Materials Oil on panel (oak)
Measurements 620 x 464 mm (24 3/8 x 18 1/4 in)
Place of origin England
Collection Upton House, Warwickshire (Accredited Museum)
On show at Upton House, Midlands, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on panel (oak), A Lady of the Wenlock Family, aged 13, British (English) School, early 17th century, inscribed: Aetc XIII. A half-length portrait of a young girl, in painted arch, facing slightly left, wearing a black dress, white lace cap and high ruff, lace collar and cuffs, holding a handkerchief in her left hand.

Provenance

Anonymous sale, Christie's, 28 July 1926, lot 79, as by Zuccaro: bought by Gooden and Fox; Lord Moyne Sale, Christie's, 6 December 1946, lot 59: bought by Arcade Gallery, whence acquired by Lord Berasted; given with Upton House to the National Trust by Walter Samuel, 2nd Viscount Bearsted (1882 – 1948), in 1948, shortly before his death

Marks and inscriptions

Aetc; XIII

Makers and roles

British (English) School, artist
previously ascribed to Federico Zuccaro (Sant’Angelo in Vado c.1541 – Ancona 1609) , artist

References

Sutton 1947, Denys Sutton, 'Elizabethan Portraiture', Country Life, CI, 1947, p. 1, 0007 repd.

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