A Young Lady Aged 21, Possibly Helena Snakenborg (1549–1635), Later Marchioness of Northampton

Image credit: Tate

How you can use this image


This image is available to be shared and re-used under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives licence (CC BY-NC-ND).

You can reproduce this image for non-commercial purposes and you are not able to change or modify it in any way.

Wherever you reproduce the image you must attribute the original creators (acknowledge the original artist(s) and the person/organisation that took the photograph of the work) and any other rights holders.

Review our guidance pages which explain how you can reuse images, how to credit an image and how to find more images in the public domain or with a Creative Commons licence available.


Buy a print or image licence

You can purchase this reproduction

If you have any products in your basket we recommend that you complete your purchase from Art UK before you leave our site to avoid losing your purchases.


Add or edit a note on this artwork that only you can see. You can find notes again by going to the ‘Notes’ section of your account.

The identity of the artist is not known, but this painting shares characteristics with other portraits dating from around 1567-69 by a painter known as 'The Master of the Countess of Warwick' due to his portrait of Anne Russell, Countess of Warwick (Woburn Abbey). Common elements include the soft treatment of the hair, the thinly outlined lips that meet in a straight horizontal line, and the minute attention given to the details of costume and jewellery.

Tate Britain



A Young Lady Aged 21, Possibly Helena Snakenborg (1549–1635), Later Marchioness of Northampton




Oil on oak panel


H 62.9 x W 48.3 cm

Accession number


Acquisition method

Presented by the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1961

Work type



See a tag that’s incorrect or offensive? Challenge it and notify Art UK.

Help improve Art UK. Tag artworks and verify existing tags by joining the Tagger community.

Tate Britain

Millbank, London, Greater London SW1P 4RG England

This venue is open to the public. Not all artworks are on display. If you want to see a particular artwork, please contact the venue.
View venue