Portrait of a Woman

Artist: British Painter (ca. 1600)

Date: ca. 1600

Medium: Oil on wood

Dimensions: 44 1/2 x 34 3/4 in. (113 x 88.3 cm)

Classification: Paintings

Credit Line: Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1911

Accession Number: 11.149.1


The wealth and elevated social status of this Elizabethan woman is suggested by her elaborate dress and jewels. Reflecting the influence of paintings by Nicholas Hilliard, this portrait and another of the same sitter at Parham Park in Sussex may be dated about 1600.