Continental School, 19th Century A decorative portrait of a 17th Century Lady, previously called Lady Arabella Stuart (1575-1615), wearing black embroidered gown, white lace cuffs and white ruff, cream lace cap, pendent earrings, she holds a pair of cream gloves in her left hand, gold bracelet, a gold and jewelled ring on her third finger
Lot 7Y
Continental School
19th Century
A decorative portrait of a 17th Century Lady, previously called Lady Arabella Stuart (1575-1615), wearing black embroidered gown, white lace cuffs and white ruff, cream lace cap, pendent earrings, she holds a pair of cream gloves in her left hand, gold bracelet, a gold and jewelled ring on her third finger
Sold for £1,000 (US$ 1,569) inc. premium

Lot Details
Continental School, 19th Century
A decorative portrait of a 17th Century Lady, previously called Lady Arabella Stuart (1575-1615), wearing black embroidered gown, white lace cuffs and white ruff, cream lace cap, pendent earrings, she holds a pair of cream gloves in her left hand, gold bracelet, a gold and jewelled ring on her third finger.
Ormolu frame with pierced scroll leaf cresting.
Rectangular, 106mm (4 3/16in) high
Provenance: Sotheby's, 4 November 1942, lot 4, sold to S.H.R. Harris for £12, 10s

Footnotes

  • Comparison with known portraits of Lady Arabella Stuart makes the traditional identification of the sitter untenable.
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