An Unknown Lady

attributed to Mary Beale (Barrow 1633 – London 1699)
National Trust Inventory Number 836226

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date 1670 - 1699
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 635 x 533 mm (25 x 21 in)
Place of origin
Collection Castle Ward, County Down (Accredited Museum)
Not on show

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, An Unknown Lady, attributed to Mary Beale (Barrow 1633 – London 1699). A bust portrait of a brown haired lady, long hair parted in the centre and tied back, wearing a white dress and dark red satin wrap. Queen Anne period.


purchased from Edward Ward, 7th Viscount Bangor, in 1967, with a grant from the Ulster Land Fund

Makers and roles

attributed to Mary Beale (Barrow 1633 – London 1699), artist

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Place of origin
Materials Canvas (10117)
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Oil paint (8600)
Category Art / Oil paintings (12642)
Collection Castle Ward, County Down (Accredited Museum) (8899)
Periods 17th century (33435)
Maker Mary Beale (Barrow 1633 – London 1699) (50)
Object Type Oil painting (14440)

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