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Elizabeth Vernon, Countess of Southampton: PD.6-1984

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Elizabeth Vernon, Countess of Southampton


British School (Painter)


History note: Sotheby's, sale 16th November, 1983 (lot 21*), bt. through Hugh Leggatt

Legal notes

From the Perceval Fund with contributions from the National Art Collections Fund and the Victoria and Albert Museum Grant-in-Aid.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1984) by Sotheby's


Production date: circa AD/CE 1603

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of canvas Frame: Depth 5.3 cm Height 222 cm Weight 20 kg Width 131.5 cm
Canvas: Height 188 cm Width 109 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.6-1984
Primary reference Number: 3148
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Friday 25 June 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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