Queen Henrietta Maria, by John Hoskins (1590-1665), after Sir Anthony Van Dyck.

Three-quarters dexter, with dark brown hair adorned with a pink cap, wearing a lace trimmed white gown with a pink bow at the corsage, pearl necklace and drop earrings, blue background, oval 6.8cm, rectangular dark-stained fruitwood veneer frame.

Provenance: Elizabeth, Countess of Devonshire, nee Cecil, her will, proved 13th November 1690 (‘A picture of the Queen to King Charles the ffirst by Hosk(ins) in white’), by whom given to her daughter, Anne, Countess of Exeter.

 

REFERENCE: MIN0010

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