Ann Skory, Mrs Chaloner Chute

manner of Sir Anthony Van Dyck (Antwerp 1599 - London 1641)
National Trust Inventory Number 719445

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date circa 1615
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 1140 x 915 mm
Place of origin
Collection Vyne Estate, Hampshire (Accredited Museum)
On show at Vyne Estate, Hampshire, London and South East, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Ann Skory, Mrs Chaloner Chute, in the manner of Sir Anthony Van Dyck (Antwerp 1599 - London 1641), inscribed in black ink on back of frame: Ann daur. of Sir J. Skory/1st Wife of Chaloner Chute/the Speaker. A half-length portrait, to left, wearing a black dress decorated with pearls, roses on a ledge in front. Daughter of Sir John Skory.


Commissioned by Chaloner Chute (c.1595-1659) and thence by descent; in 1842 Inventory, in the Chapel Parlour, as: "A Portrait (Anne, wife of Speaker Chute, in ditto [gilt frame]; In 1880s Notes, as: "Anne Skery, first wife of Speaker" (if not an 18th-century copy or pastiche,it is possible that this was the picture in the Pickenham inventory of circa 1720/30: [5]: "his [Chaloner II - whose portrait is no.[3] and whose 'Lady' is no. [4]] - Mother in black halfe Length".?) (although not in a Pickenham frame); bequeathed with The Vyne, estate and contents by Sir Charles Chute, 1st Bt (1879-1956)

Credit line

The Vyne, The Chute Collection (National Trust)

Makers and roles

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

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Periods 17th century (33318)
Maker Sir Anthony Van Dyck (Antwerp 1599 - London 1641) (363)
Subjects Anne Skory, Mrs Chaloner Chute (1)
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Object Type Oil painting (14400)

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