16 June 2000
English School, 1603
Portrait of Katherine Bassett, aged 12, half-length, in a red dress, holding a sprig of damsons in her left hand
inscribed and dated 'Katerin Bassett/Ætatis Suæ. 12./Ano Dni. 1603:' (upper left)
oil on panel
27 x 20 in. (68.5 x 50.8 cm.)
By descent through the Bassett family at Tehidy, Cornwall, to the vendor's mother.
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