Portrait of a lady, said to be Anne of York, wearing a fine embroidered red dress, and holding two white roses.

English School
(Late 18th century)
Title Portrait of a lady, said to be Anne of York, wearing a fine embroidered red dress, and holding two white roses.
Category Recently Sold
Medium & Size Oil on canvas: 31 x 25 inches. Framed si:ze 38x 32 inches. Hand carved 18th century gilt frame.
Price Band £2,000 - £5,000
Location Barn Gallery
Biography

This well executed and highly decorative portrait was painted by a talented, but unidentified English artist in the late 18th century and is almost certainly after a portrait in the manner of Hans Holbein the Younger ca. 1500 of a Lady of the House of York, said to be Anne of York.

Anne of York (2 November 1475 – 23 November 1511) was born in the Palace of Westminster, London, as the fifth daughter of King Edward IV of England and his wife, Elizabeth Woodville. On 4 February 1495, Anne was married to Thomas Howard (later 3rd Duke of Norfolk) at Westminster Abbey.

Hans Holbein the Younger (c. 1497 – 1543)painted a portrait of Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, now in the Royal Collection, Windsor.

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