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William Wissing (follower of)19th century portrait Queen Mary II

William Wissing (follower of)19th century portrait Queen Mary II

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A 19th century  portrait oil on canvas,  of a young woman.This portrait is believed to be of Queen Mary II follower of William Wissing
taken from an engraving of the painting, Halswell Park Sale, 1948, lot no.1323,
Housed in a decorative gilt frame.Size overall being 70 x 86 cm high (27.5 x 33¾ inches approx)
size of painting 54 x 68 cm (21 x 26 inches approx)
To the rear of the portrait is a newspaper cutting of the engraving ,also a typed note regarding the provenance of the painting (see photo)
Condition overall is very good, the Canvas has been relined, under UV there are areas of overpaint to bosom.Frame overall
very good some minor self coloured losses
Mary II (30 April 1662 – 28 December 1694) 
Mary, born at St James's Palace in London on 30 April 1662,eldest daughter of James, Duke of York (the future James II & VII)
, and his first wife, Anne Hyde. Mary's uncle was King Charles II,
her maternal grandfather, Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon, served for a lengthy period as Charles's chief adviser.
Mary married William of Orange. 
Willem Wissing,
known in England as William Wissing (1656[1] – 10 September 1687), was a Dutch portrait artist who worked in England.
In 1685, James II of England sent Wissing to the Netherlands to paint portraits of his Dutch son-in-law and daughter,
the future William III of England and the future Mary II of England. The portraits were often repeated; versions are on display in the Great Hall
of the Wren building at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia.
Wissing died in 1687 at the peak of his fame as a portrait painter, at Burghley House
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