- Museum number
Object: Anna Comitissa de Bedford
Series: The Countesses
Portrait of Anne, Countess of Bedford, three-quarter length, almost facing front, wearing silk dress adorned with pearls and flower, and holding glove in left hand; in ornate frame; first, lettered state; after Van Dyck;
- Production date
- 1660-1663 (c.)
Height: 354 millimetres
Width: 245 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- For another impression of the first state see Kk,5.3.10. For comment on the series see 1868,0822.846.+.
The portrait is based on Van Dyck's painting, now kept in Petworth House, Sussex, see S. Barnes, N. de Poorter, O. Millar and H. Vey, 'Van Dyck: A Complete Catalogue of the Paintings', Yale & London, 2004, cat.no.IV.22.
See also 1838,0420.96 for a mezzotint copy in reverse.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1988 Aug-Oct, London, Iveagh Bequest, Earl Howe Bicentenary exhibition
- Acquisition date
- Prints and Drawings
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