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Madame Jane Kelleway

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (printed)

  • Date:

    late 17th century (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Browne, Alexander Alex (engraver)
    Browne, Alexander Alex (bookseller)
    Lely, Peter (Sir), born 1618 - died 1680 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Mezzotint

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E. B. Westwood

  • Museum number:

    E.684-1959

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case PP, shelf 48

Physical description

Three-quarter length portrait, facing slightly to the left, of Jane Kelleway who is depicted as Diana in a landscape. The sitter holds a bow and arrow and is accompanied by a hound, seen at the bottom of the sheet on the right.

Place of Origin

London (printed)

Date

late 17th century (printed)

Artist/maker

Browne, Alexander Alex (engraver)
Browne, Alexander Alex (bookseller)
Lely, Peter (Sir), born 1618 - died 1680 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Mezzotint

Marks and inscriptions

'Madame Jane Kelleway. P. Lelij Eques Pinxit. Sold by Alex: Brown at the balcony in little Queen street.'
Lettered in reverse

With the mark of the collection of E. Rose Tunno (d.1863) (Lugt 902)

Dimensions

Height: 37.8 cm, Width: 29.5 cm

Descriptive line

Print, three-quarter length portrait of Jane Kelleway as the goddess Diana. Mezzotint, possibly by Alexander Browne after Sir Peter Lely. Offset print, late 17th century.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1959 . London: HMSO, 1964.

Production Note

Attribution note: Offset print.

Techniques

Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Hound; Forest; Dog; Landscape; Pearls; Arrow; Hunting; Arcadia; Bow

Categories

Prints; Portraits; Myths & Legends

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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