John Hoskins, portrait of Catherine Howard

John Hoskins, portrait of Catherine Howard

John Hoskins (about 1590-1664/5)
Portrait of Catherine Howard, Lady d'Aubigny
About 1638-40
Watercolour on vellum, stuck to pasteboard
Signed lower right 'IH' in monogram
Museum no. P.105-1910
Salting Bequest

Lady Catherine (1620-50) was a well known court beauty. This miniature might have been painted at the time of her marriage to Lord d'Aubigny in 1638.