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Richard Cosway, R.A.
A DOUBLE PORTRAIT OF LADY ANNE COMPTON CAVENDISH (1787-1871) AND HER BROTHER HENRY FREDERICK COMPTON CAVENDISH (1789-1873)
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Richard Cosway, R.A.
A DOUBLE PORTRAIT OF LADY ANNE COMPTON CAVENDISH (1787-1871) AND HER BROTHER HENRY FREDERICK COMPTON CAVENDISH (1789-1873)
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Richard Cosway, R.A.
OAKFORD, DEVON 1742 - 1821 LONDON
A DOUBLE PORTRAIT OF LADY ANNE COMPTON CAVENDISH (1787-1871) AND HER BROTHER HENRY FREDERICK COMPTON CAVENDISH (1789-1873)
Watercolour and bodycolour on ivory, gold frame, glazed hair reverse;
reputably signed and dated verso: 1792
84 by 69 mm.
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Provenance

John, 5th Earl Cawdor (1900-1970), by 1934,
by family descent;
sale, London, Sotheby's, 19 October 1981, lot 145

Exhibited

London, 1934, no. 1075

Literature

Barnett, 1995, pl. V, no. m

Catalogue Note

The sitters are the children of Lord George Cavendish, created 1st Earl of Burlington in 1831 and his wife Lady Elizabeth Compton, daughter and heir of the 7th Earl of Northampton.

Lady Anne married Lord Charles Fitzroy, younger son of the 4th Duke of Grafton in 1825, while Lord Henry married firstly in 1811, Sarah Fawkener, secondly in 1819, Frances Susan Howard, Lampton, and thirdly in 1873 Susanna Byrlie.

The Pohl-Ströher Collection of Portrait Miniatures Part I

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