Susannah-Penelope Rosse, portrait of Christopher Rosse

Susannah-Penelope Rosse, portrait of Christopher Rosse

Susannah-Penelope Rosse (about 1655-1700)
Portrait of Christopher Rosse
About 1677
Watercolour on vellum, stuck to a table-book leaf
Inscribed on the back 'My Father/Rosse'
Museum no. 456-1892

Christopher Rosse (died 1701) was the artist's father-in-law and a jeweller employed at court. He lived in Covent Garden, in Samuel Cooper's former house in Henrietta Street, next door to Susannah.