Attributed to Simon Peeterz Verelst (The Hague 1644-1710 or 1721 London)
Portrait of Mary Bertie (d. 1679),wife of the Hon. Charles Bertie (1635-1711) nee Tryon, half-length, as Flora, in a pink and blue dress with white chemise and wearing a pearl necklace and with flowers
inscribed 'Mary ye wife of ye Honble/C[...] Bertie of Uffington/[...]Kincoln Esq.' (and with the sitter's coat of arms and motto'VIRTUS ARIETE FORTIOR'' (upper left)
oil on canvas
29 ¾ x 25 in. (75.5 x 63.5 cm.)
By descent in the sitter's family to Montague Peregrine Albemarle Bertie, 12th Earl of Lindsey (1861- 1938), of Uffington House, Lincolnshire, and by descent to his daughter,
Lady Muriel Felicia Vere Barclay-Harvey (1893-1980), Ayton Castle, Berwickshire.