London, South Kensington
23 April 2009
Property from The Olga Davenport Collection (Lots 1 & 29)
English School, 1583
Portrait of a lady, half-length, in a black and white dress embroidered with irises, with a ruff, and a ruby, diamond and pearl pendant
dated 'Ano Dni 1583.' (upper left), and inscribed 'Aetatis Sua 21' (upper right)
oil on panel, unframed
36½ x 25 1/8 in. (92.7 x 63.8 cm.)
Nicholas Davenport (1893-1979), Hinton Manor, Hinton Waldrist, Oxfordshire.
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