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The Honourable Mrs Graham by Thomas Gainsborough, 1775-77 Beauty is relative. Have you ever noticed how the people who in past eras represen...

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1777 Mrs Graham - Thomas Gainsborough 1777 Mary Cathcart was born in She was the daughter of Lt. Sir Charles Schaw Cathcart, Lord Cathcart and Jane Hamilton. She married Sir Thomas Graham on 26 December She died in

Sophia Charlotte Digby, Lady Sheffield, by Thomas Gainsborough, 1785-6, at Waddesdon Manor. ©National Trust, image provided by the Public Catalogue Foundation

The Gilded Age at Waddesdon

Thomas Gainsborough, The Hon. Mrs. Thomas Graham, c.1775/77, oil on canvas, 89.5 x 69 cm, National Gallery of Art, Washington DC. Source  This portrait of Mrs Thomas Graham, aka Mary Cathcart, was painted by Gainsborough for the sitter’s husband. A full-length depiction of the young beauty can be seen in the Scottish National Gallery collection. Mary was in her late teens when both works were commissioned, though the Scottish piece shows her in a glamorous 17th-century costume inspired by…

Graham Oil Painting Reproduction on Canvas Artist: Thomas Gainsborough Date: Rococo Museum: National Art Gallery, Washington D.

Thomas Gainsborough - Drei Töchter von George III.

Oil painting - The Three Eldest Daughers of George III: Princesses Charlotte Augusta Matilda, Augusta Sophia, and Elizabeth (after Thomas Gainsborough) - Victoria & Albert Museum - Search the Collections

Thomas Gainsborough (over-painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds), Susannah Trevelyan, Mrs. Hudson 1761 Northumberland, Wallington Hall (National Trust); white and gold satin dress with cascading ringlets

Thomas Gainsborough (over-painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds), Susannah Trevelyan, Mrs. white and gold satin dress with cascading ringlets

Princess Frederica Louise Wilhelmina of Orange-Nassau (1770 – 1819) was a hereditary princess of Brunswick; married to Hereditary Prince Charles George August of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1766 – 1806).Frederica Louise Wilhelmina was the daughter of William V, Prince of Orange and Wilhelmina of Prussia, Princess of Orange.  She had no issue and acted as a nurse to her consort, who was mentally restricted as well as blind.

Johann Friedrich August Tischbein (German, Frédérique Louise Wilhelmine, Princesse d’Orange-Nassau,

Michel Garnier, A Fashionably Dressed young Woman in the Arcade of the Palais Royal. 1787

"A Fashionably Dressed Young Woman in the Arcade of the Palais Royal, Paris" -- 1787 -- Michel Garnier -- French -- Oil on canvas -- Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Five strands of pearls about neck, transparent gauze fichu with embroidered edge covering decolletage, pretty pink silk gown, bow at elbow length sleeve to draw attention to three tiers of delicate lace ruffles (engageantes), black velvet band around wrist (possibly with miniature portrait - out of view), gossamer thin embroidered apron - the fashionable accoutrement for fashionable ladies! Black silk shoes with gold/brass buckle. Detail: Mary, Countess Howe, 1763, Thomas Gainsborough

Five strands of pearls about neck, transparent gauze fichu with embroidered edge covering decolletage, pretty pink silk gown, bow at elbow length sleeve to draw attention to three tiers of delicate lace ruffles (engageantes), black velvet band around.

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