Mary Lake, Duchess of Chandos (1668-1712)

John Riley (London 1646 – London 1691)
National Trust Inventory Number 884956

Category Art / Oil paintings
Date circa 1690
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 1232 x 990 mm
Place of origin
Collection Lanhydrock, Cornwall (Accredited Museum)
On show at Lanhydrock, Cornwall, South West, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Mary Lake, Duchess of Chandos (1668 -1712) by John Riley (London 1646 – London 1691), circa 1690. A three-quarter length portrait, standing half right, head facing, by a sculptured stone fountain, a shell in her left hand, wearing a reddish-brown dress edged with pearls, and blue cloak.


Possibly in Dunham Massey inventories of 1769 and 1776; in 1885 inventory; by descent, until given by Gerald, 7th Viscount Clifden (1883-1966), with the transfer of the house to the National Trust in 1953

Credit line

Lanhydrock, The Robartes Collection (The National Trust)

Marks and inscriptions

(on label on front of painting) Duchess of Chandos/WISSING

Makers and roles

John Riley (London 1646 – London 1691)

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Materials Canvas (10115)
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Category Art / Oil paintings (12632)
Collection Lanhydrock, Cornwall (Accredited Museum) (20786)
Periods 17th century (33416)
Maker John Riley (London 1646 – London 1691) (53)
Subjects Mary Lake, Duchess of Chandos (1668-1712) (1)
Object Type Oil painting (14421)

Record Status


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