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Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

Elizabeth Dauncey (b.1506)

Overview

Creator: Hans Holbein the Younger (1497/8-1543) (artist)
Creation Date: 
c.1526-7
Materials: 
Black and coloured chalks
Dimensions: 
36.7 x 26.0 cm
RCIN 
912228
Reference(s): 
RL 12228
P(H) 4
Acquirer: Edward VI, King of England (1537-53)
Provenance: 
Edward VI, 1547; Henry FitzAlan, 12th Earl of Arundel; by whom bequeathed to John, Lord Lumley, 1580; by whom probably bequeathed to Henry, Prince of Wales, 1609, and thus inherited by Prince Charles (later Charles I), 1612; by whom exchanged with Philip Herbert, 4th Earl of Pembroke, 1627/8; by whom given to Thomas Howard, 2nd Earl of Arundel; acquired by Charles II by 1675
Description:

A portrait drawing of Elizabeth Dauncey (b.1506), daughter of Sir Thomas More. A bust-length portrait in profile to the right. She wears a headdress, and dress with a square décollatage. A study for the More family group (destroyed). Inscribed by the artist: rot (red). Inscribed in an eighteenth-century hand at upper left: The Lady Barkley.

Further details

Additional Acquirers: Prince Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales, 1st son of James I, King of Great Britain (1594-1612)
Charles II, King of Great Britain (1630-85)
Category: 
Unframed Drawings / Watercolours