Anthony van Dyck and Studio

Portrait of Mary, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange



Anthony van Dyck and Studio - Portrait of Mary, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange

Literature

Barnes IV.164


Provenance

Possibly one of the two portraits of Princess Mary which Van Dyck completed in the summer of 1641 and which are mentioned in a letter from the Duchess of Roxburgh on the 13 August
possibly Sir Horatio Townshend, 3rd Bt. and later 1st Viscount Townshend (1630-1687), Raynham Hall, Norfolk
thence probably by descent to Field Marshall George Townshend, 1st Marquess Townshend (1724–1807), Raynham Hall, Norfolk
George Townshend, 2nd Marquess Townshend (1753–1811), Raynham Hall, Norfolk
by descent to John Stuart Townshend, 6th Marquess Townshend (1866–1921), Raynham Hall, Norfolk
his sale ('Catalogue of the Townshend Heirlooms'), London, Christie's, 7 March 1904, nr. 192 (as D. Mytens), 410 guineas to Agnews
with Thomas Agnew & Sons Ltd., London
from whom acquired by Robert (1850–1929) and Evelyn Benson (1856–1943)
by whom given to their daughter
thence by inheritance
sale (property from an English private collection) Sotheby's, London, 5 December 2018, nr. 30

Other works by Anthony van Dyck


Anthony van Dyck Portrait of a Father and His Son, Also Known as Guillaume Richardot
Portrait of a Father and His Son, Also Known as Guillaume Richardot
c. 1618-19

Anthony van Dyck Portrait of an Italian Nobleman
Portrait of an Italian Nobleman
1626

Anthony van Dyck A Lady of the Spencer Family
A Lady of the Spencer Family
c.1633-8

Anthony van Dyck Self-portrait
Self-portrait
1621/22

Anthony van Dyck and Studio
Portrait of Mary, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange
158.8 x 109.2 cm
Oil on canvas
Sale Sotheby's, London, 5 December 2018