Lot 386 (The Summer Country House Sale, 27th June 2017)
English School, 1603
PORTRAIT OF JANE, WIFE OF ROGER KIRKBYE OF KIRKBY HALL, CUMBRIA, DAUGHTER OF EDWARD RIGBY OF BURGH, LANCASHIRE, THREE-QUARTER LENGTH, STANDING, IN A GOLD-EMBROIDERED DRESS AND BROWN COAT AND HOLDING A FLOWER
Inscribed 'Anno dni., 1603: Aetatis suae. 21', oil on panel
86 x 68cm
Sold for £11,500
Two splits running vertically to sides of face. These have re-touching especially the left side face and hands repainted, eyes appear untouched. Re-touching elsewhere including ruff. No provenance.
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