Mary Queen of Scots

Version of the Francois Clouet portrait currently in the Royal Collection (RCIN 403429) and inventoried by van der Doort in the Cabinet Room (WS 66, no. 21; Sale, WS 261, no 81) and illustrated here.

The exchanged work by Fra Semplice was sold at Sotheby's 8 July 1987, lot 38 and is now in a Mantuan Private Collection

Van der Doort c.1639

little Mary Queen of Scots, (in white mourning) (white veil, half-length), (defaced picture)

Walpole Society reference (1960): 
WS 158, № 7
Measurements (Van der Doort): 
1ft 0in x 0ft 9in (30.5 x 22.9cm)
light from the left
(square little wood frame)
Marquis of Hamilton in exchange for great [large] Mantua picture from Hampton Court by the Venetian Capaceene [Fra Semplice da Verona], Parable of the Wedding Feast, when he without wedding garment is thrust out of the Feast
Gift / Exchange / Bought / Inherited: 
at Greenwich
Room description extended: 
Pictures and other things in store in several places and as yet unplaced
Original Manuscript page number: 
Windsor MS., f. 123 and V&A MS. f. 7, no 1 and MS Ash, 1514, f. 187 and 110
Interpreting the text: 
The text in brackets comes from the V&A and Ashmolean Manuscript
Identification certainty: 
Version of
Sale Inventory c.1649-51