1600 - 1700
Limewood, Oak, Paint
2120 x 1200 mmOrder this image
Petworth House and Park, West Sussex (Accredited Museum)
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An English seventeenth century elaborately carved Grinling Gibbons style frame with pierced carving and cushion moulding for a full-length portrait of Queen Henrietta Maria (1609-1669) and Jeffery Hudson (1619-1682) her dwarf, by Charles Jervas 1675-1739) after Sir Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641). This frame is a pair to PET/FR/124.
In the collection of the 2nd Earl of Egremont (1710-1763) at the time of his death. Thence by descent, until the death in 1952 of the 3rd Lord Leconfield, who had given Petworth to the National Trust in 1947, and whose nephew and heir, John Wyndham, 6th Lord Leconfield and 1st Lord Egremont (1920-72) arranged for the acceptance of the major portion of the collections at Petworth in lieu of death duties (the first ever such arrangement) in 1956 by H.M.Treasury.