The Right Hon:rbe Elizabeth Countess of Northumberland.
Sold by Alex: Browne at ye blew balcony in little Queen Street.
Rare mezzotint, sheet 330 x 245mm. 13 x 9¾". Trimmed to plate. Some light staining.
Portrait of Elizabeth (née Wriothesley), Duchess of Montagu (1646-1690) when Countess of Northumberland; standing, her hair in curls, tending an orange tree standing beside her in a large pot with a carved face. She was daughter and co-heir of Thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton, she married Joceline Percy, 11th Earl of Northumberland in 1662. Her husband died in Italy in 1670. She secondly married Ralph Montagu, the English ambassador in Paris, who became Earl then Duke of Montagu. After Sir Peter Lely (1618 - 1680).
CS:26, only state.
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