The Countess of Stamford.
Sold by E. Cooper at ye 3 Pidgeons in Beford Street [n.d. c.1685].
Very scarce mezzotint, 325 x 250mm. 12¾ x 9¾". Some staining, particularly to corners; very thin margins.
Portrait of Elizabeth Grey (née Harvey), Countess of Stamford (c.1657-1687), wife of Thomas Grey, 2nd Earl of Stamford; hair short and in curls, wearing low dress, and holding a sprig from a tree. In the background trees and a large vase. Chaloner Smith records only four known impressions of this print, and a reverse printing of this state. After Willem Wissing (1656-1687).
Chaloner Smith 92, II of II.
[Ref: 26146] £420.00