An Unknown Lady

French School
National Trust Inventory Number 593121

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date 1700 - 1729
Materials Oil on canvas (oval)
Measurements 735 x 610 mm
Place of origin France
Collection Treasurer's House, North Yorkshire (Accredited Museum)
On show at Treasurer's House, York, Yorkshire and North East, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas (oval), An Unknown Lady, French School, early 18th century. An oval half-length portrait of a young woman, turned slightly to the right, gazing at the spectator, dark bown hair dressed high with curls, wearing a green cloak over a white lace frilled dress with flowers at her breast.


ST Hall 1908-75, Drawing Room, William and Mary Staircase to date; gift of Francis 'Frank' William Green FSA (1861-1954) in 1930

Credit line

Treasurer’s House, York, The Frank Green Gift (National Trust)

Marks and inscriptions

Treasurers House (chalk mark on stretcher)

Makers and roles

French School, artist

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Record Status


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