An Unknown Lady

possibly Swiss School
National Trust Inventory Number 724315

Category Paintings
Date circa 1780 - circa 1785
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 695 x 527 mm (27 3/8 x 20 3/4 in)
Place of origin
Collection Mompesson House, Wiltshire (Accredited Museum)
On show at Mompesson House, Wiltshire, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, An Unknown Lady, possibly Swiss school, circa 1780-85. Half-length to right but head turned to the left. Wearing a lace cap trimmed with pale blue satin ribbon, net fichu similarly trimmed and the her dress has lace frills at the wrists. She holds a rose at the top of its stem in her right hand.

Provenance

42 Queen Anne's Gate, 1977.

Makers and roles

possibly Swiss School, artist
previously attributed to after Sir Henry Raeburn, RA (Stockbridge 1756 – Edinburgh 1823), artist

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