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The Rt Honble Lady Elizabeth Compton: P.261-1954

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The Rt Honble Lady Elizabeth Compton
Portrait of Elizabeth Cavendish, Countess of Burlington, 1760-1835


Smith, John Raphael (Printmaker)
Molteno, Anthony (Publisher)
After Hoppner, John (Painter)
Lane, William (Publisher)


History note: From the collection of Lord Derby [Lugt 720a]

Legal notes

Given by F.C. Daniell, October 1954

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1954) by Daniell, F.C.


18th century
Production date: AD 1780


Inscriptions on bottom "Painted by J.Hoppner Esq R.A. & / Engraved by J.R. Smith Mezzotinto / Engraver to his Royal Highness the / Prince of Wales" and "Published as the Act directs Jany. 1. 1799 by / WLANE, No. 10 Hamilton Street Piccadilly / and for him by Anty. Molteno Printseller, / No. 76 St James's Street".

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.261-1954
Primary reference Number: 206089
Lugt: 720a
Chaloner Smith: 13
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Created: Thursday 13 August 2015 Updated: Friday 21 January 2022 Last processed: Friday 21 January 2022

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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