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Creator Paul van Somer, ca. 1576–1621, Flemish, active in Britain (from 1616)
formerly attributed to Paul van Somer, ca. 1576–1621, Flemish, active in Britain (from 1616)
Title Elizabeth, Countess of Kellie
Alternate Title(s) Portrait of a woman, traditionally identified as Elizabeth Pierrepont, Countess of Kellie
Portrait of a Lady, Possibly Elizabeth, Countess of Kellie
Date ca. 1619
Medium Oil on canvas
Dimensions 81 x 48 1/2 inches (205.7 x 123.2 cm)
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1981.25.598
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
Link to This Record http://collections.britishart.yale.edu/vufind/Record/1669274
People Represented or Subject • Erskine, Elizabeth (d. 1622), Countess of Kellie
Subject Terms animal | aristocracy | Bible | bird | bodice | book | bracelets (jewelry) | carpet | curtains | fan | feathers | gloves | headdress | Jacobean | jewelry | jewels | necklace | parrot | pattern | pearls | pearls | portrait | texture | throne | Tudor | Turkish | woman
Publications

Julia Marciari-Alexander, This other Eden, paintings from the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1998, p. 26, no. 2, ND1314.3 Y36 1998 (YCBA)


Paul Mellon's legacy, a passion for British art. [large print labels], Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2007, v. 3, N5220 M552 +P381 2007, Mellon Shelf (YCBA)


Richard Verdi, The parrot in art, from Dèurer to Elizabeth Butterworth, Scala Publishers, London, 2007, p. 25, fig. 10, N7665 V47 2007 (YCBA)


Diana Scarisbrick, Jewellery in Tudor and Jacobean Portraits at New Haven, Apollo, v. 126, no. 309, November 1987, pp. 332-33, N1 A54 + (YCBA)


English embroidery from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1580-1700, 'twixt art and nature, The Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, New York New York New Haven, 2008, p. 182, fig. 37a, NK9243 M58 2008 + (YCBA)


Angus Trumble, The finger, a handbook, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York, 2010, p. 122, GT498.F46 T78 2010 (YCBA)


Pearls to pyramids : British visual culture and the Levant, 1600-1830, , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2008, p. 14, V1880


Pearls to pyramids : British visual culture and the Levant, 1600-1830 [wall labels], Yale Center for British Art, 2008, p. 1, V 2576 (YCBA)

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