20 November 2007
Charles Foot Tayler (British, fl. 1813-1853)
Frances Deane Grady, in white off-the-shoulder dress with short puffed sleeves, gold belt centred with a jewelled clasp, pink flower tucked in at waist, gold necklace with miniature and heart pendant, upswept dark hair dressed in ringlets; parapet with trailing plant and sky background
a label on the reverse reads 'Frances DEANE Grady daughter of Henry DEane O'Grady of Stillorgan Castle Co Du thn Married Arthur BlennerhassEtt MP of Ballyseedy Co Kerry died 1834'
rectangular, 3¾ x 2¾ in. (95 x 70 mm.), gilt-metal mount within black wood frame
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