This pose and setting, with the urn, was reused by Lely and his studio in numerous portraits, including that in the Italian Embassy, London, identified as Mary Butler, and another sold London, Sotheby's, 14 March 1990, lot 32, as portrait of Mary Bagot, Countess of Middlesex and Dorset.
1 See C. Fairfax Murray, Catalogue of the pictures belonging to His Grace the Duke of Portland, at Welbeck Abbey, and in London, London 1894, p. 34, cat. no. 123, reproduced.
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