George Jamesone

Anne Erskine, Countess of Rothes, d. 1640. Wife of the 6th Earl of Rothes. (With her daughters, Lady Margaret Leslie, 1621 - 1688 and Lady Mary...

About this artwork

This portrait of Anne,Countess of Rothes with Margaret and Mary, her two daughters, gives us a tantalising glimpse into a fine Scottish interior of the early seventeenth century. The painting is also interesting as a record of the elaborate costume and jewellery of a noble Scottish woman and her children. The girls are dressed as miniature adults, but the coral necklaces, which they both wear, were specifically for children.

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  • artist:
    George JamesoneScottish (1589 / 1590 - 1644)
  • title:
    Anne Erskine, Countess of Rothes, d. 1640. Wife of the 6th Earl of Rothes. (With her daughters, Lady Margaret Leslie, 1621 - 1688 and Lady Mary Leslie, b. 1620)
  • date created:
    1626
  • materials:
    Oil on canvas
  • measurements:
    219.40 x 135.30 cm (framed: 236.00 x 150.00 x 6.00 cm)
  • object type:
  • credit line:
    Purchased 1980
  • accession number:
    PG 2456
  • gallery:
  • depicted:
  • subject:
  • photographer:
    Antonia Reeve
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George Jamesone

George Jamesone