Countess of Blessington
Engraved by F.C. Lewis ; from a drawing by Edwin Landseer, R.A.
|Main Creator:||Lewis, Frederick Christian, 1779-1856, engraver.|
Marguerite or Margaret Gardiner, Countess of Blessingon, (1789-1849), née Powers, 2nd wife of Charles Gardiner, 1st Earl of Blessington, previously married to Captain Maurice St Leger Farmer (d.1817), writer and socialite, author of 'Conversations with Lord Byron'; three-quarter-length, turned and looking to left, hair smooth with coil at back, jewel on forehead, earring, low dress with puffed short sleeves, left arm bent; vignette.
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London : Published by Henry Colburn, March 1st, 1839.
Title l.c. within plate mark.
Physical description: 1 print : stipple ; image 16 x 9.2 cm., plate mark 24.5 x 16.9 cm., sheet 43.4 x 29.9 cm.
Citations/References: Catalogue of Engraved Irish Portraits and Original Drawings / Rosalind M.Elmes. - Dublin 1937, p. 19.
Engraving attributed to Frederick Christian Lewis, (1779-1856), after an original drawing by Edwin Landseer, (1802-1873).
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