Anne Brett, Countess of Middlesex (c.1600 - 1669/70)

studio of Sir Anthony Van Dyck (Antwerp 1599 - London 1641)
National Trust Inventory Number 486174

Category Paintings
Date 1620 - 1641
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements
Place of origin
Collection Petworth House and Park, West Sussex (Accredited Museum)
Not on show

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Anne Brett, Countess of Middlesex (c.1600 - 1669/70) studio of Sir Anthony Van Dyck (Antwerp 1599 - London 1641). Full-length portrait, standing three-quarters left, in a green dress with rose-copper sleeve linings.

Provenance

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.

Marks and inscriptions

Mary Cuxson, Countess of Dorset

Makers and roles

studio of Sir Anthony Van Dyck (Antwerp 1599 - London 1641), artist
previously catalogued as after Daniel Mytens the elder (Delft c.1590 – The Hague 1648), artist

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Place of origin
Materials Canvas (10021)
Oil paint (8279)
Category Paintings (12624)
Collection Petworth House and Park, West Sussex (Accredited Museum) (1864)
Periods 17th century (32766)
Maker Sir Anthony Van Dyck (Antwerp 1599 - London 1641) (363)
Daniel Mytens the elder (Delft c.1590 – The Hague 1648) (56)
Subjects Anne Brett, Countess of Middlesex (c.1600 - 1669/70) (2)
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Object Type Oil painting (11759)

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