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Portrait of 'Woman with a Ring'

Photo credit: The Royal Society

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Full-length portrait with allegorical content of a young woman in a pearl-grey silk dress with yellow sash. Her right hand trails under water falling from an urn into a round stone trough upon which a gold ring with a dark blue stone has been placed near to the edge, as if just taken from her finger. Her left hand supports the sash. The woman’s fair hair has ringlets and she wears a pearl necklace.

The Royal Society



late 17th C


oil on canvas


H 175 x W 98 cm

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purchased as part of the contents of Chicheley Hall, 2009

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The Royal Society

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