London, South Kensington
7 June 2001
Follower of Sir Anthony Van Dyck
Portrait of Rachel, Countess of Southampton, as Fortune, seated three-quarter-length, in a white dress and blue wrap, her hand resting on a globe
oil on canvas
50¾ x 41¼ in. (128.9 x 104.8 cm.)
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This portrait is a version of the full-length original in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. The sitter, Rachel de Ruvigny (d.1640) was the first wife of Thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton.
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