An Unknown Girl

British (English) School
National Trust Inventory Number 557808

Category Paintings
Date 1600 - 1699
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 1040 x 755 mm
Place of origin
Collection Packwood House, Warwickshire (Accredited Museum)
On show at Packwood House, Warwickshire, Midlands, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, An Unknown Girl, English School, 17th century. A full-length portrait, standing to left, wearing ostrich feather hat, white dress and red cloak. She holds a wreath of roses in her left hand. The anomalous appearance of the portrait, in that the head of an adult seems to be attached to the body of a child, is probably the result of restoration.

Provenance

Originally from Baddesley Clinton and probably purchased in a sale; given with Packwood house and contents by Graham Baron Ash (1889 - 1981) in 1941

Makers and roles

British (English) School, artist

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