An Unknown Lady

British (English) School
National Trust Inventory Number 477510

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date circa 1690 - circa 1700
Materials Oil on canvas (oval)
Measurements 740 x 620 mm
Place of origin England
Collection Moseley Old Hall, Staffordshire (Accredited Museum)
On show at Moseley Old Hall, Staffordshire, Midlands, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas (oval), An Unknown Lady, British (English) School, circa 1690/1700.. A painted oval half-length portrait of an unknown young lady, possibly Mrs Whitgreave, turned slightly to the right, facing, wearing a dark orange dress trimmed with jewels and pearls, blue mantle.


Thought to be a gift from the Whitgreave family

Credit line

Moseley Old Hall, The Whitgreave Collection (National Trust)

Marks and inscriptions

Mrs Whitgreave (modern marking on back)

Makers and roles

British (English) School, artist

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Record Status


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