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Portrait of Frances, second wife of Thomas, 1st Earl of Exeter, Attributed to Jonathan Richardson (1667-1745), after Sir Anthony Van Dyck (1599-1641).

Oil on canvas, 132cm by 105.4cm.

Frances Brydges (c.1580-1663), was the daughter of William, 4th Baron Chandos. The painting was sold at the Strawberry Hill sale in 1842 and bought by an art dealer. It subsequently passed several times through the art market before being bought by the 3rd Marquess of Exeter (1825-1895), in 1876.

 

REFERENCE: PIC121

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