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Creator:
Richard Gibson, 1615–1690, British
Title:
Elizabeth Dormer, Countess of Carnarvon (née Capel)
Date:
ca. 1665
Medium:
Gouache on vellum laid on card
Dimensions:
Frame: 4 3/8 x 3 5/8 x 1/8 inches (11.1 x 9.2 x 0.3 cm), Mount: 3 1/4 x 2 5/8 inches (8.3 x 6.7 cm), and Image: 3 1/4 x 2 5/8 inches (8.3 x 6.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed on back in pen and brown ink upper center: "La : Canarvan : a : Capel | By Mr. Rich.d Gibson"; inscribed on back in graphite center: "No 3x"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1974.2.44
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors-Miniatures
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
necklace | pearl | portrait
Associated People:
Dormer, Elizabeth, Countess of Carnarvon (née Capel) (1633-1678), daughter of the first Baron Capel, and wife of Sir Charles Dormer, second Earl of Carnarvon
Access:
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Exhibition History:
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English Portrait Drawings & Miniatures (Yale Center for British Art, 1979-12-05 - 1980-02-17)

Painted Ladies : Women at the Court of Charles II (Yale Center for British Art, 2002-01-26 - 2002-03-17)

Painted Ladies : Women at the Court of Charles II (National Portrait Gallery, 2001-10-11 - 2002-01-06)

Publications:
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Catharine MacLeod, Painted ladies, women at the court of Charles II , National Portrait Gallery, London, 2001, pp. 105-06, 241, no. 28, ND1314.3 M23 2001 (YCBA)

Andrew Moore, The Paston Treasure Microcosm of the Known World, Yale University Press, New Haven, p. 400, cat. 111, NX543 .P37 2018 Oversize (YCBA)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:11596
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