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Creator:
Print made by Alexander Browne, active 1659–1706, British
after Sir Peter Lely, 1618–1680, Dutch, active in England (from 1643)
Published by Alexander Browne, active 1659–1706, British
Title:

The Right Honorable Elizabeth, Countess of Northumberland

Former Title(s):

Countess of Northumberland

Additional Title(s):

The Right Honble. Elizabeth Countess of Northumberland

Date:
between 1681 and 1685
Medium:
Mezzotint on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped to plate): 13 7/16 x 9 7/8 inches (34.1 x 25.1 cm) and Image: 12 9/16 x 9 3/4 inches (31.9 x 24.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left, very faint: "908674 (encircled) | 2067"

collector's stamp of the Paul Mellon Collection, in blue ink, on back, center, within two concentric circles: "PAUL MELLON | COLLECTION"

Lettered in black ink, lower left: "P. Lely Eques pinxit."; lower center: "The Right Honble. Elizabeth Countess of Northumberland"; lower right: "Sold by Alex Brown at ye blen balcony in little Queen Street."

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.11874
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
buckle | costume | countess | curls | dress | gown | nobility | portrait | trees | woman
Associated People:
Wriothesley, Elizabeth (1646-1690), countess of Northumberland
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:31586
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