Lady Augusta Fane, 1st wife of Lord Bovingdon [in pencil].
Mezzotint with large margins, rare private plate, proof before all letters. Plate: 350 x 510mm, (13¾ x 20"). Some foxing. Small stain in plate below printed area.
Three quarter length protrait of Lady Augusta Fane (1786-1871) who sits on a chair next to a large column. Lady Augusta, daughter of Earl of Westmoreland married her first husband John Parker, Earl of Bovingdon in 1804, however she divorced him in 1809 marrying instead Sir Arthur Paget two days later causing a huge scandal. As a consequence of her divorce from the Earl of Bovingdon, this plate was never used.
Ex: Collection of the Hon. C. Lennox-Boyd.
[Ref: 35131] £360.00