FOLLOWER OF MARCUS GHEERAERTS THE YOUNGER (1561-1635)
PORTRAIT OF A LADY, WITH A CHILD
Each standing full length, she wearing a silver-grey dress with a lace collar and holding gloves, the child wearing a long red tunic with mustard sleeves, oil on canvas
191 x 125cm.
* This composition compares, in part, with a portrait of Anne, Lady Hope (nee Hopton) with her three children (Thomas, Henry and Jane), by Gheeraerts, 1596, (204 x 122cm) (London, National Gallery, lent from a private collection). The present composition was formerly identified as a portrait of Anne of Denmark (1574-1619).
Provenance: By descent in the family of Sir Samuel Rush Meyrick (1783-1848), Goodrich Court, Herefordshire; bears inscription Purchased from the Meyrick Collection 1872 on the stretcher
£8000 - £12000