An Unknown Lady

British (English) School
National Trust Inventory Number 959481.2

Category Paintings
Date 1700 - 1730
Materials Oil on canvas (oval)
Measurements 730 x 610 mm
Place of origin Great Britain
Collection Nostell Priory, West Yorkshire (Accredited Museum)
On show at Nostell Priory, West Yorkshire, Yorkshire and North East, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas (oval), An Unknown Lady, British (English) School. A half-length oval portrait of a lady in a blue and brown parti-coloured dress fastened with clasps over a white under-dress (chemise), a tress of hair on one shoulder.

Provenance

Purchased by the National Trust by private treaty sale from Lord St Oswald in 2010

Makers and roles

British (English) School, artist
previously attributed to circle of Henri Gascars (Paris 1634 – Rome 1701), artist
previously attributed to school of Sir Godfrey Kneller (Lübeck 1646/9 - London 1723), artist

References

Brockwell 1915 Maurice Walter Brockwell, Catalogue of the Pictures and Other Works of Art in the Collection of Lord St Oswald at Nostell Priory, London 1915, cat. no.106A

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