Title devised by cataloger. Lady Diana Beauclerk, English artist, 1734-1808. Date based on James Boswell's reference to his visit to Richmond on 17 May 1781 and seeing Lady Diana Beauclerk working on paintings from Spencer's Faerie Queene. One of a series of five illustrations. Acquired by purchase, Elkin Matthews, July 1948.
Book illustrations. Watercolors--British--18th century.
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Lady Diana Beauclerk, Drawing for Book I, Canto IX, 33-37 of Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.
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