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Title:

Unknown lady (perhaps Lady Jane Grey)

Maker:

Ewouts, Hans; painter; British artist, op.1540-1574

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

circa 1550 1555
Date derived from the costume.

School/Style:

British

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
panel (wood); support

Technique
Description:

oil on panel

Dimension(s):

height, 109.9, cm
width, 80.0, cm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1963; Ingram, Bruce Stirling, Sir

Provenance:

Francis Barchard, (d. 1856), of Horstead Place, Uckfield, Sussex, who bought it in 1854; Mrs Maude Barchard , the widow of his great-grandson; bt. from her by P. and D. Colnaghi & Co. Ltd, London; exh. Colnaghi's, 1949, when it was bought by Sir Bruce Ingram

Inscription:

; on the small book hanging at her waist; D (?)

Exhibition(s):

Documentation:

1950/1. Souvenir (Works by Holbein and other masters of the 16th and 17th Centuries).p. 11
R.A. exhibition

Goodison, J. W.. 1977. Catalogue of Paintings in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Vol. III, British School.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Pressp. 72-74
pl. 2

Waterhouse, Ellis. 1953. Painting in Britain, 1530-1790.
pl. 10b

1965-6. Exhibiton Catalogue (Hans Eworth).
Leicester Museums and Art Gallery, and National Portrait Gallery, pl. 4

Strong, Roy. 1969. The English Icon: Elizabethan and Jacobean Portraiture.London?:

, The Fitzwilliam Museum1964. Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. Annual Report for the Year ending 31 December 1963.Cambridge (Cambs.): Cambridge University Press
pl. VII

Morrall, Andrew. Watts, Melinda. 2008. English Embroidery from The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1580-1700, 'Twixt Art and Nature.New Haven & London: Yale University Pressp. 250
Publ. p. 250, fig. 69b

Avery, Victoria. Calaresu, Melissa. Laven, Mary. 2015. Treasured Possessions from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment.London: Philip Wilson Publishersp. 131, 28
Illustrated on page 131 (fig. 143), #CAT. 127

Goodison, J. W.. 1967. [Unknown; Illustrated London News; 1960].London:
Source Title: Illustrated London News II (1960)

p. II (colour)

Tait, Hugh. The girdle-prayerbook or 'tablett': an important class of Renaissance jewellry at the court of Henry VIII.
Source Title: Jewellery Studies II (1985)
p. 29-57
esp. pp.30-32, ill. p. 31 fig 1 (head and shoulders) and p. 32 (girdle-prayerbook only); and note 8 on p. 54. Tate suggests the the sitter is Lady Anne Penruddocke, on grounds of likeness to a well-documented portrait of that lady aged 20 in 1557, also ill. p. 33, fig. 4

Edwards, J. Stephan. December 2005. A new face for the lady.
Source Title: History Today 45 12 (December-2005) : 44-45
p. 44-45

Dowell, Ben. Portrait may be only image of Lady Jane Grey.
Source Title: The Sunday Times(13-November-2005)

Accession:

Object Number: PD.1-1963
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 871; input: 1999-12-23; modified: 2017-02-28)

Related
Resource:

Education Resources - Factsheets (pdf)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/871





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