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Michael Dahl (circle of)17th century portrait of Lady Sarah Cowper

Michael Dahl (circle of)17th century portrait of Lady Sarah Cowper

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Portrait of Lady Sarah Cowper, nee Holled [1644-1720]-Circle of Michael Dahl  17th century,
oval,bust-length . She has dark hair tied high and wearing a brown silk dress with cream fringe and blue shawl
The size being 73 x 60 cm, (24 x 28.5 inches approx )the overall size 96.5 x 84 cm (38x33 inches approx)
housed in carved giltwood  lely style frame.
Sarah,daughter of Samuel Holled, married Sir William Cowper, pronounced "cooper" Baronet of Ratling Court and Hertford Castle.
They had a son who became
William Cowper, 1st Earl Cowper PC KC FRS (c. 1665 – 10 October 1723) an English politician
who became the first Lord Chancellor of Great Britain.
Provenance. Inherited through ten generations of the Cowper family.
overall condition is very good having had some restoration,with old lining.  Frame some minor losses which have been colour blended
The companion portrait of William Cowper is also available for sale at this time, please see my listings.
Michael Dahl (1659–1743)
A Swedish portrait painter who lived and worked in England most of his career. 
He painted portraits of many aristocrats and some members of royal families.
His paintings are on show in many museums and national trust houses.
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