Abigail Sacheverell, Mrs Humphrey Pakington
Cornelius Johnson (London 1593 - Utrecht 1661)
Oil painting on panel, Abigail Sacheverell, Mrs Humphrey Pakington by Cornelius Johnson (London 1593 - Utrecht 1661), inscribed with initials CJ FECIT and dated 1630. Inscribed with married name of sitter: WIFE TO HUMPHREY PAKINGTON ESQr./ of HARVINGTON COM. WORCESTER. A head-and-shoulders portrait of Abigail, daughter of Henry Sacheverall and wife of Humphrey Pakington, as an elderly woman, in black embroidered dress with slash sleeves and a large elaborate lace collar with gold and jewelled necklace.
Purchased by National Trust in 2006 through private treaty sale
Makers and roles
Cornelius Johnson (London 1593 - Utrecht 1661), artist