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Title(s):

Unknown Lady Lucy Harington, Countess of Bedford

Maker:

Oliver, Isaac I; miniaturist; British artist, 1556(?)-1617

Category:

miniature (painting)

Date:

circa 1605 circa 1615

School/Style:

British

Technique:

watercolour

Material(s):

bodycolour; medium
watercolour; medium
card; support

Technique
Description:

bodycolour and watercolour on card

Dimension:

diameter, 127, mm

Acquisition:

bought; 1942; Buccleuch, Duke of

Acquisition Credit:

With money bequeathed by Mrs Coppinger Prichard in memory of her father, Thomas Waraker, LL.D., and with a grant from the National Art Collections Fund.

Inscription(s):

signature; lower left; gold; I O; indistinct
; verso; by Hilliard Engraved; in a 19th century hand

Exhibition(s):

Documentation:

Winter, Carl. 1958. The Fitzwilliam Museum, An Illustrated Survey.London: Trianon Pressp. 253
No. 61, fig. 6.

Bayne-Powell, Robert Lane. 1985. Catalogue of Portrait Miniatures in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 164-5
Reproduced in colour, plate II.

Woudhuysen, P.. 1982. Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum.Cambridge (Cambs.): Pevensey Pressp. 56

Colding, T.H.. 1953. Aspects of Miniature Painting.Copenhagen: p. 109

Reynolds, Graham. 1952. English Portrait Miniatures.London?: p. 29

Bourgoing, J. de. 1927. English Miniatures.Vienna:
Plate 6.

Long, B. S.. 1929. British Miniaturists.London?: p. 318. 319
Fig. II

Finsten, J.. 1981. Isaac Oliver.Harvard: Garland Publishingp. 30
And passim

Murrell, V. J.. 1983. The Way Howe to Lymne.London?: p. 40, 42
Plate 78.

Auerbach, E.. 1961. Nicholas Hilliard.London?: p. 248
No. 251, plate 216.

Strong, Roy. 1983. The English Renaissance Miniature.London?: p. 185
Plate 246.

Mercer, E.. 1962. English Art 1553-1625.Oxford: p. 212

Edmond, M.. 1983. Hilliard and Oliver.London?: p. 155, 156
Plate 41.

Lister, R.. 1951. The British Miniature.London?: p. 29
Plate XXXII

Waldron, F. G.. 1802. The Biographical Mirror.London?: p. 20
Plate 2 (engraved by G.P. Harding.)

Schidlof, L.. 1964. The Miniature in Europe (II).Graz: p. 601

, Manchester Art Gallery1965. Between Renaissance and Baroque: European Art 1520-1600.Manchester: p. 56
s.v. No. 172.

Reynolds, Graham. 1999. The Sixteenth and Seventeenth-Century Miniatures in the Collection of Her Majesty the Queen.London?: Royal Collection Enterprises Limitedp. 98-9

Kennedy, H. A.. Early English Portrait Miniatures in the Collection of the Duke of Buccleuch.
Source Title: The Studio(December-1917)
p. 10
Plate I.

Winter, Carl. 'Hilliard and Elizabethan Miniatures'.
Source Title: Burlington Magazine LXXXIX (1947)
p. 181
Plate IVb.

Rooley, A.. New light on John Dowland's "Songs of Darkness"'.Oxford:
Source Title: Early Music(1983)
p. 12
Fig. 7.

Accession:

Object Number: 3902
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 18128; input: 2001-01-10; modified: 2010-04-22)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/18128





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