London, South Kensington
13 May 1997
William Mineard Bennett (circa 1778-1858)
Henrietta, Countess Cathcart, née Mather (d. 1872), facing left in low-cut white dress with diaphanous sleeves, gold watch strap on her belt, a large plumed white hat on her curly fair hair, seated on a garden bench; roses and landscape background
signed and inscribed on reverse 'W. Bennett. Delt- Peebles'
rectangular, 4 5/8 x 3 1/8in. (117 x 80mm.)
Robert Bayne Powell.
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D. Foskett, Collecting Miniatures, Woodbridge, 1979, illustrated p. 407, pl. 119D.
D. Foskett, Miniatures. Dictionary and Guide, Woodbridge, 1987, illustrated p. 407, pl. 119D.
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