Mary Calverley, Lady Sherard (d.1702)
after Sir Godfrey Kneller (Lübeck 1646/9 - London 1723)
Oil painting on canvas, Mary Calverley, Lady Sherard (d.1702), after Sir Godfrey Kneller (Lübeck 1646/9 - London 1723), inscribed on reverse: Lady Sherard's picture/Lady Calv:s daughter/For Sr Matt:[?] Calverley at my death/For Sr. Walter Calverley at my death [rewritten because first time messed up?] and label on front reads, with 19th century ink, stuck to glass to front: Mary d & h of Sir H Y. Calverley/of Eryholme[?]Kt. mar: 1696/Bennet Ld. Sherrard/Baron Harborough)/& o.s.p. in May 1702. A three-quarter-length portrait of a young woman, turned slightly to the right, gazing at the spectator, wearing a blue dress with a pink cloak held across her, window to the right, with view of trees and cloudy sky.
Given with the property to the National Trust in 1941 by Sir Charles Philips Trevelyan, 3rd Bt (1870-1958)
Wallington, The Trevelyan Collection (National Trust)
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after Sir Godfrey Kneller (Lübeck 1646/9 - London 1723), artist