Susannah-Penelope Rosse, portrait of Mrs van Vrybergen

Susannah-Penelope Rosse, portrait of Mrs van Vrybergen

Susannah-Penelope Rosse (about 1655-1700)
Portrait of Mrs van Vrybergen, born Anne Gibson
About 1690-5
Watercolour on vellum, stuck to a table-book leaf
Inscribed on the back 'Mrs Vryberge'
Museum no. 455-1892

Anne had married a Dutchman but the marriage failed and thereafter she lived with her sister, Susannah. She met her husband while in the Netherlands with her father Richard Gibson. Gibson had accompanied Princess Mary as drawing master when she married William of Orange in 1677.