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Richard Gibson, 1615–1690, British

Elizabeth Dormer, Countess of Carnarvon (née Capel)

Additional Title(s):

La Canarvan a Capel

ca. 1665
Gouache on vellum laid on card
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)

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:
Drawings & Watercolors-Miniatures
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
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IIIF Manifest:

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

Painted Ladies : Women at the Court of Charles II (National Portrait Gallery, 2001-10-11 - 2002-01-06) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

English Portrait Drawings & Miniatures (Yale Center for British Art, 1979-12-05 - 1980-02-17) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

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) [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) [YCBA]

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