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Jane, first Wife of John Tradescant the Younger

Photo credit: Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford

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Like 'Portrait of a Couple, said to be John Tradescant the Elder and his Wife Elizabeth', this painting is supposed to have come from the Tradescant house at Lambeth. No other portrait of the sitter exists, so the identification cannot be confirmed. Jane Hurte (d.1634) married John Tradescant the Younger in 1627 and was the mother of Frances and John III.

The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology



c. 1630


oil on canvas


H 74 x W 61 cm

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Presented by the Misses E. Dora and Annie C. Thorne, 1924

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