Ann Carew, Lady Apsley (circa 1580 - 1612/16)

British (English) School
National Trust Inventory Number 809834

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date 1606
Materials Oil on panel
Measurements 690 x 520 mm
Place of origin England
Collection Buckland Abbey, Devon (Accredited Museum)
On show at Buckland Abbey, Devon, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on panel, Ann Carew, Lady Apsley (circa 1580 - 1612/16), English School, 1606. A half-length portrait of Ann Carew in elaborate Elizabethan dress surrounded in lace and jewels. She was the daughter of Peter Carew, elder brother of Sir George, Baron Carew & Earl of Totnes (1555–1629) married Sir Allen I Apsley (?1567/9–1630), later Lieutenant of the Tower, as his second wife.


Probably acquired by Arthur Radford of Bradninch Manor (d.1925) between 1890 and 1920; by descent to his son, Courtenay Arthur Ralegh Radford (d. 2000), of Culmcott House, Uffculme; loaned to Buckland Abbey whilst leased by the Plymouth City Museum; loan transferred to the National Trust on the expiry of the lease in 1988; bequeathed by Ralegh Radford in 2000

Makers and roles

British (English) School, artist

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Subjects Ann Carew, Lady Apsley (circa 1580 - 1612/16) (1)
Object Type Oil painting (14400)

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