London, South Kensington
18 May 2004
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
Anne, Countess of Chesterfield
Elizabeth, Duchess of Rutland, nearly full face in a green dress with pointed lace collar, her dark hair upswept in ringlets
signed and inscribed on reverse 'Elizabeth Duchess of Rutland copied from a master of Mck.. by Anne Counts of Chesterf[ield]'
gilt-metal frame with glazed reverse
2 in. (51 mm.) diam.
The late Thomas Hugh Cobb; Sotheby's, London, 12 October 1944, lot 21, (part lot £13).
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Elizabeth Howard (d.1825) was the daughter of 5th Earl of Carlisle, K.G. and Margaret Caroline, daughter of 1st Marquess of Stafford, K.G. She married John Henry Manners, 5th Duke of Rutland, K.G. (1778-1857) in 1799. They had seven children.
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