Attributed to William Wissing (Amsterdam 1656-1687 Stamford, Lincolnshire)
Attributed to William Wissing (Amsterdam 1656-1687 Stamford, Lincolnshire)

Portrait of Rose, daughter of Sir John Austen, 2nd Bt. of Bexley (1641-1699), half-length, in a white and brown dress with embellishments and a blue wrap

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Attributed to William Wissing (Amsterdam 1656-1687 Stamford, Lincolnshire)
Portrait of Rose, daughter of Sir John Austen, 2nd Bt. of Bexley (1641-1699), half-length, in a white and brown dress with embellishments and a blue wrap
with identifying inscription 'Rose Daughter of Sir John Austin Bt. / of Baxley & Wife to Comberford Brooke / of Madeley Court & Comberford' (lower left)
oil on canvas, laid down on board
30 x 26 in. (76.2 x 66 cm.)
in a contemporary oval oak leaf frame

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Rose Austen was one of five children born to Sir John Austen, 2nd Bt. of Bexley and his wife Rose, daughter and heir of Sir John Hale. She married Comberford Brooke (d. 1710), of Madeley Court, Shropshire and Comberford, with whom she had three children.
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