New York, East
19 October 2000
Circle of Marcus Gheeraerts II (Bruges 1561/2-1635/6 London)
Portrait of Lady Eleanor Dutton (c. 1596-1665), three-quarter length, in elegant dress, standing beside a chair
inscribed with coat-of-arms of the Dutton family of Cheshire and Gloucestershire
oil on panel
45 x 32½ in. (114.3 x 82.5 cm.)
Elizabeth Selden Shipman Hawkins, by whom given to the present owner.
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Eleanor Dutton was the last living member of the senior line of the Dutton family in England. In 1683 a younger relative, John Dutton appears to have settled in Delaware County, Pennsylvania.
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