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Creator Cornelius Johnson, 1593–1661, British
Title Portrait of an Unknown Woman
Alternate Title(s) Portrait of a Woman, traditionally identified as the Countess of Arundel
A Lady Called the Countess of Arundel
Date 1619
Medium Oil on panel
Dimensions 29 x 26 inches (73.7 x 66 cm)
Inscribed in a later hand in yellow paint, lower left: "COUNTESS OF ARUNDEL", Signed and dated in black paint, lower right: "Cornelius Johnson | fecit 1619"
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Accession Number B1981.25.378
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
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People Represented or Subject • Stuart, Lady Elizabeth (d. 1674), wife of Howard, Henry Frederick, fifteenth earl of Arundel, fifth earl of Surrey, and second earl of Norfolk (1608–1652), nobleman
Subject Terms bird | collar | costume | earrings | gold | Jacobean | lace | oval | portrait | red | swallow | Tondo | Tudor | white (color) | woman

Ellis Waterhouse, The Dictionary of 16th & 17th Century British Painters, Antique Collectors' Club, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1988, p. 144, ND464 W38 1988 (LC) (YCBA)

Ian Tyers, The tree-ring analysis of 23 panel paintings from the Yale Center for British Art , New Haven, dendrochronological consultancy report 470, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, 2011, pp. 13, 16, 28, 75-77, fig. 44, CC78.3 .T94 2011

Cornelius Johnson, 1593-1661 : painter to king & country, The Weiss Gallery, London, 2016, p. 22, fig. 5, NJ18.J26225 A12 2016 (LC) OVERSIZE (YCBA)

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