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