English School, circa 1600
Portrait of a noblewoman, three-quarter-length, in a black dress decorated with gauze narcissi and quatrefoils of pearls, with a multiple rope of pearls, a lace collar and headdress of gauze narcissi decorated with pearls and an armillary sphere, holding a fan in her right hand
oil on panel
113 x 89 cm. (44½ x 35 in.)
- Please note that the estimates for this lot should read £40,000-60,000 and not as stated in the catalogue.