Rachel, Countess of Southampton

James McArdell, English, about 1729 - 1765
after Anthony van Dyck, Flemish, 1599 - 1641




Image: 18 7/16 × 13 13/16 in. (46.8 × 35.1 cm)

Sheet: 20 × 14 in. (50.8 × 35.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Adelbert Ames Fine Arts Awards Fund



Place Made: England, United Kingdom, Europe



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Research Area


Not on view


Signed titled, dated, and inscribed, in graphite, lower center margin: Rachel, Countess of Southampton- Reign of Charles I- Van dyck p[illegible, possibly pinxit] Ardell fecit 1758; inscribed, in graphite, lower right margin: 85; inscribed, in ink, on reverse, lower center: Rachel Countess of Southampton / w of 4. Earl / 1603-1640; inscribed, in ink, lower left: 152; inscribed, in ink, lower right: 152; inscribed, in graphite, lower center: Mc Ardell JCS 168 iv/iv; inscribed, in graphite, lower left: RX; inscribed, in graphite, lower right: L160


Michael Finney Antique Books and Prints, London, England; sold to present collection, 2002 [for the Adelbert Ames Fine Arts Awards]; transferred to the permanent collection, 2006.

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