Mary, Duchess of Lennox and Richmond with Anne Shepherd

Most probably a version of the canvas in the Marlborough Collection at Blenheim Palace. Other versions sold Sotheby's New York 17th January 1986, lot 18, Sotheby's London 19th May 1965, lot 60 and at Wilton House. Consider also the work inventoried at St James's Palace in c.1640 (WS 227, no 46)

Van der Doort c.1639

Sir Anthony van Dyck

Duchess of Richmond, full-length

Walpole Society reference (1960): 
WS 6, № 25
Measurements (Van der Doort): 
7ft 3in x 4ft 5in (221 x 134.6cm)
light from the left
carved gilded frame
Room description extended: 
Your Majesty's Gallery
Original Manuscript page number: 
MS. Ash. 1514, f. 8
Identification certainty: 
Version of
Sale Inventory c.1649-51

van Dyck