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The Rt Honble Lady Elizabeth Compton: P.24-1953

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Current Location: In storage


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


Printmaker: Smith, John Raphael
Publisher: Smith, John Raphael
Painter: Peters, Matthew William (After)




History note: Sotheby's 12.ii.531crt360

Legal notes

Given by Louis C. G. Clarke, Trinity Hall, February 1953

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1953) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray


18th century
Production date: AD 1780


Inscriptions on bottom "Painted by Wm Peters R.A." and "Engraved by J.R.Smith" and "London Publish'd by J.R. Smith No 10 Batemans Buildings Soho Square, & at No.171 Strand London".

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.24-1953
Primary reference Number: 206088
Chaloner Smith: 45.II
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Created: Thursday 13 August 2015 Updated: Monday 21 June 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 22 June 2021

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

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