Alice Fanshawe (1633-1662), wife of John Fanshawe, 2nd of Parsloes

Object number



after 1643 – before 1653

Physical description

Near full length portrait of a sitting lady turned to her right, facing the painter. Wearing a brown dress with turquoise blue shawl draped over her arms. She has her left arm resting, palm up, on her lap, and her right hand is gently holding the shawl over her left arm. She has loose, shoulder length brown hair. Undistinguishable brown landscaped background.



Portrait Painting


whole height: 1460mm
width: 1250mm
Canvas height: 1240mm
width: 1000mm

Collection type

Visual arts, Fanshawe Portraits


Monogram Painted Lower right corner: L P

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