La Comtesse de Koningsmark; Diana Saxonica [art original] / G.P. Harding delt.

Creator:
Harding, G. P. (George Perfect), 1780-1853, artist.
Physical Description:
1 drawing : ink and gray wash on wove paper ; oval image 11.9 x 9.8 cm, on sheet 13.7 x 10.2 cm
Notes:
Formerly owned by Henry Davies, with his bookplate in volume. Purchased by W.S. Lewis from Heffer, August 1950.
Mounted opposite page 279 in an extra-illustrated copy of: Walpole, H. Reminiscences, written in 1788 for the amusement of Miss Mary and Miss Agnes B-Y ... From: The works of Horatio Walpole, Earl of Orford. London : Printed for G.G. and J. Robinson, Paternoster-Row, and J. Edwards, Pall-Mall, MDCCXCVIII [1798].
Probably drawn after a mezzotint by Pieter Schenk that was published in Amsterdam in 1705.
Signed in ink in lower left corner; place and date of production written in ink in lower right corner.
Title written in ink below image.
Abstract:
Portrait of Maria Aurora von Königsmarck dressed as the goddess Diana; half-length, shoulders facing left and head turned towards the viewer; wearing a flowing garment, an armband, and a crescent moon hair ornament; with a quiver of arrows strapped to her back.
Variant Titles:
Diana Saxonica
Topics:
Davies, Henry--Ownership.
Diana--(Roman deity)
Königsmarck, Aurora von,--1662-1728--Portraits.
Schenk, Peter, 1661-1711.
Language:
French
Genre:
Ink drawings--British--19th century.
Portraits--British--19th century.
Wash drawings--British--19th century.
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Paintings & Drawings
Rights:
These images are provided for study purposes only. For publication or other use of images from the Library's collection, please contact the Lewis Walpole Library at walpole@yale.edu. Further details on the Library's photoduplication policy are available at http://www.library.yale.edu/walpole/html/research/rights_reproductions.html
Source Title:
Reminiscences, written in 1788 for the amusement of Miss Mary and Miss Agnes B-Y ...
Call Number:
Folio 24 27 798
Orbis Record:
13717104
Yale Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Digital Collection:
Lewis Walpole Library
Local Record Number:
lwlpr36770
Citation:
G.P. Harding, La Comtesse de Konigsmark; Diana Saxonica. The Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University.
OID:
16704409
PID:
digcoll:4679384