Ann Fanshawe (1625-80), wife of Sir Richard Fanshawe
after 1643 – before 1680
Bust length portrait of a young lady dressed in a low cut black silk dress with a black silk shawl around her upper arms. She has a white lace collar with decorated border under the neckline of her dress. She has loose ringleted hair to her shoulders with two flowers at the back, one light pink, one dark pink. She has a high forehead, possibly from shaving her hairline. Set on a plain dark background.
Whole height: 980mm
Canvas height: 750mm
Inscription Painted Top left corner: Lady Ann Fanshawe / 1625-1680