[Lady Elizabeth Laura, Lady Charlotte Maria .. [Lady Elizabeth Laura, Lady Charlotte Maria & Lady Anne Horatia, daughters to James late Earl of Waldegrave Knight of the Garter] [graphic] / painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds ; engraved by V. Green, mezzotinto engraver to His Majesty, and to the Elector Palatine.
Title from later state; see: Smith, J.C. British mezzotinto portraits. State from: Smith, J.C. British mezzotinto portraits. Sheet trimmed to plate mark leaving thread margins. Engraved after the painting, now in the National Gallery of Scotland (NG 2171), that was kept by Horace Walpole in the Great Parlour (Refectory) at Strawberry Hill.
"Triple three-quarter length portrait of the three Waldegrave sisters, seated beside one another at a small work-table; Lady Anna Horatia at right embroidering, with Lady Charlotte Maria at left, her head turned towards front, winding silk from skein which Lady Elizabeth Laura, centre, is holding; a curtain, pillars and trees behind them; after Reynolds (Mannings 1810); proof before letters, but with scratched production and publication detail."--British Museum online catalogue.
Euston, Charlotte Maria Waldegrave,--Lady,--1761-1808. Knight, William,---1847--Ownership. Reynolds, Joshua, Sir, 1723-1792, artist. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n84168483 Seymour, Anne Horatia Waldegrave,--Lady,--1762-1801. Strawberry Hill (Twickenham, London, England)--Art collections. Waldegrave, Elizabeth Laura Waldegrave,--Countess,--1760-1816. Walpole, Horace,--1717-1797--Art collections. Walpole, Horace,--1717-1797--Ms. notes. Walpole, Horace,--1717-1797--Ownership.
Annotations (Provenance)--18th century.--CtY-LW Art reproductions. Group portraits. Mezzotints--England--London--1781. Portrait prints. Proofs.
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Catalogue of engraved British portraits preserved in the Department of Prints and Drawings in the British Museum, v. 5, page 52 Smith, J.C. British mezzotinto portraits, v. 2, no. 133, page 591 Whitman, A. British mezzotinters: Valentine Green 111.I
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