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Object ID 1969.003.011
Object Name Portrait
Title Elizabeth, Duchess of Hamilton Brandon
Collection Works of Art
Credit line Bequest of Mrs. Rowland G. Paynter
Year Range from 1760
Year Range to 1763
Artist Francis Cotes (artist)
Made Richard Houston (engraver)
Makers mark Text beneath the portrait: "Elizabeth, Duchess of Hamilton Braden - London, Printed for Jn Bowles - at the Black Horse in Cornhill / Richd Houston fecit."
Description Framed mezzotint engraving of Elizabeth Gunning, Duchess of Hamilton Brandon (c.1733-1790) after an original painting by Francis Cotes (1726-1770). The portrait is presented in an oval format and depicts a half-length view of a woman with dark hair that is dressed with pearls and brown eyes who is looking left. The subject wears eighteenth-century dress with a small posy of roses at the neckline on her right.

Dimensions H-17.875 W-13.375 D-1.25 inches
Dimension Details framed dimensions
Subjects Mezzotints
Search Terms Mezzotints
Elizabeth, Duchess of Hamilton Bradon
Richard Houston
Eighteenth Century
Francis Cotes
Place of Origin London, England
Medium Mezzotint engraving