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Catherine, Countess of Chesterfield
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Catherine, Countess of Chesterfield


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This portrait miniature of Lady Stanhope was done by the artist Nicholas Dixon. Dixon painted at the court of Charles II (1630-1685). Stanhope was the governess to Charles I's daughter, Mary, and was made Countess of Chesterfield in 1660.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
1/15/1964Treatmentcleaned
5/05/1964Treatmentother
Exhibitions
  • Four Centuries of Miniature Painting from the Collections of the A. Jay Fink Foundation, Inc. and A.J. Fink, Personally. Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore. 1958-1959.
  • Small Northern European Portraits from The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. National Gallery of Art, Washington. 2000.
Provenance Acquired by A. Jay Fink; by bequest to A. Jay Fink Foundation, Inc., Baltimore, 1963; given to Walters Art Museum, 1963.
Inscriptions signature
Credit Gift of the A. Jay Fink Foundation, Inc., in memory of Abraham Jay Fink, 1963

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Period
1670-1679 (?) (Baroque)
Medium
opaque watercolor on vellum
(Miniatures)
Accession Number
38.247
Measurements
H: 3 15/16 x W: 2 5/8 in. (10 x 6.7 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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