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    Sale 7556

    Important Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 176

    ANDREW PLIMER (BRITISH, 1763-1837)

    Lady Anne Hudson (1775-1826), in white dress with yellow, blue and white striped sash, a black lace stole over her arms, a white bandeau in her powdered curling hair, with her sister, the Duchess of Leeds (1776-1856), in white dress with dark blue sash, curling fair hair; sky background

    Price Realised  

    ANDREW PLIMER (BRITISH, 1763-1837)
    Lady Anne Hudson (1775-1826), in white dress with yellow, blue and white striped sash, a black lace stole over her arms, a white bandeau in her powdered curling hair, with her sister, the Duchess of Leeds (1776-1856), in white dress with dark blue sash, curling fair hair; sky background
    on ivory
    oval, 3 3/8 in. (85 mm.) high, gilt-metal pendant frame, the reverse with hairwork and engraved border 'Lady Ann Hudson', 'Duchess of Leeds' and 'Sisters'; black leather case (2)


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    Lady Anne Townshend and Lady Charlotte Townshend were the daughters of George Townshend, 4th Viscount Raynham, the 1st Marquess of Townshend (1724-1807) and his second wife, Anne Montgomery, the daughter of Sir William Montgomery, 1st Baronet (b. c. 1758-1819). Lady Anne was married on 26 October 1795 to Harrington Hudson of Bessingby Hall, Yorkshire. Her younger sister, Charlotte, married Sir George William Frederick Osborne, 6th Duke of Leeds, on 17 August 1797.

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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION