Elizabeth Countess of Berkley.
Publish'd according to act of parliam.t 1757 & sold at Golden head in Covent Garden.
Mezzotint with large margins. Platemark: 320 x 225m (12½ x 8¾"). Laid on tissue. Small repaired tears in margins. Top left corner chipped.
Portrait after Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723 - 1792) of Elizabeth, Countess of Berkeley. She is standing half-length to front and leaning on a book on a table before her, looking to left. She is wearing a fur-trimmed mantle, and a dress with wide lace cuffs and ribbon bows on the bodice. Elizabeth Craven, more commonly known as Lady Elizabeth Berkeley was an author, playwright, traveller, and socialite, perhaps best known for her travelogues. She was the third child of the 4th Earl of Berkeley, born near Trafalgar Square in the English City of Westminster.
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