20 November 2007
English School, 19th Century
A lady called Dorothy Sidney, Countess of Sunderland (1617-1684), in black dress, gem-set brooch pinned at corsage with red ribbon, gem-set brooch pinned at left shoulder, red shawl, pearl necklace, drop-pearl earrings, blue flowers in her upswept fair hair dressed in ringlets
inscribed on the backing paper 'Dorothy Sidney Countess of Sunderland 1684'
rectangular, 2 7/16 x 2 1/16 in. (62 x 52 mm.), giltwood frame
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