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PORTRAIT OF ELIZABETH DIANA BOSVILLE, LADY MACDONALD

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PORTRAIT OF ELIZABETH DIANA BOSVILLE, LADY MACDONALD

Made by: Francis Cotes

On view in: Marjorie Post's Bedroom Hall


About this object

Identified as Elizabeth Diana Bosville of Yorkshire, married Sir Alexander MacDonald of Armadale. She is seen in three quarters length with her head forward and her body turned slightly to the left. Her right arm and hand are extended so that she can pluck a blossom from a tree. Her left hand holds her skirts above the ground. Her satin gown is light blue with lace edging at the neckline. She wears a flower in her hair. At the left is a tree and the arm rest of a bench.

Category:
paintings
Object name:
PORTRAIT OF ELIZABETH DIANA BOSVILLE, LADY MACDONALD
Made from:
Oil on canvas
Made in:
England
Date made:
After 1766
Size:
29.8 × 25 cm (11 3/4 × 9 7/8 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
51.16
Class:
PAINTING
Signature marks:
LABEL on back: Arthur Ackermann and Sons label with information on the painting; in pencil: UR 4778, UL 4350, VOGEL
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973