An Unknown Lady called Mary Hawtrey, Lady Bankes (1598-1661) but really Mary Brune, Lady Bankes (before 1646 - 1711)?

manner of Sir Anthony Van Dyck (Antwerp 1599 - London 1641)
National Trust Inventory Number 653181

Category Paintings
Date circa 1640 - circa 1650
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 1270 x 1016 mm (50 x 40 in)
Place of origin England
Collection Sudbury Hall, Derbyshire
On show at Sudbury Hall, Derbyshire, Midlands, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, An Unknown Lady called Mary Hawtrey, Lady Bankes (1598-1661) but really Mary Brune, Lady Bankes (before 1646 - 1711)?, in the manner of Sir Anthony Van Dyck (Antwerp 1599 - London 1641), circa 1640/50. A three-quarter-length portrait of a young woman, turned slightly to the right, gazing at the spectator, her left hand resting on a table on the right and her right hand holding a fold of her dress. Wearing a dark fur-edged dress with pink sleeves, pearl ear-pendants and necklace.

Provenance

Acquired from 10th Lord Vernon in lieu of death-duties after the death of Francis Lawrence William Venables-Vernon, 9th Lord Vernon (1889 -1963) and transferred to the National Trust in 1967 through the National Land Fund

Makers and roles

manner of Sir Anthony Van Dyck (Antwerp 1599 - London 1641), artist

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Subjects Mary Hawtrey, Lady Bankes (1598-1661) (8)
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