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Unknown lady (perhaps Lady Jane Grey): PD.1-1963

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Current Location: In storage


Unknown lady (perhaps Lady Jane Grey)


Painter: Ewouts, Hans




History note: 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

Measurements and weight

Height: 109.9 cm
Width: 80.0 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1963) by Ingram, Bruce Stirling, Sir


Circa 1550 CE - 1555 CE

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood)

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on panel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: D (?)
  • Location: On the small book hanging at her waist

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.1-1963
Primary reference Number: 871
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 15 September 2020 Last processed: Friday 11 November 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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