The Countess of Litchfield.
Mezzotint, rare. Collector's ink stamp on reverse, 'E.M.H.' Mrs. E. M. Hamilton. Sheet size: 425 x 245mm (16¾ x 9¾"). Trimmed to plate. Creases.
A full-length portrait of Charlotte Fitzroy (1664-1718), daughter of Charles II by his most famous mistress, Barbara Villiers, and said to be his favourite child. She was married to Sir Edward Lee, Earl of Lichfield, at twelve years of age, having her first child (of 18) at thirteen.
Ex collection Christopher Lennox-Boyd. CS: 66.
[Ref: 36650] £260.00