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Maria, Countess of Coventry (from Ladies, Very Elegantly Attired in the Fashion, and in the Most Agreeable Attitudes)

Artist:
Thomas Frye (Irish, Edenderry 1711/12–1762 London)
Sitter:
Maria, Countess of Coventry (British, 1733–1760)
Date:
1761
Medium:
Mezzotint
Dimensions:
Plate: 19 7/8 × 13 7/8 in. (50.5 × 35.2 cm) Sheet: 20 9/16 × 13 7/8 in. (52.2 × 35.2 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Purchase, Harry G. Friedman Bequest, 1966
Accession Number:
66.695.3
Not on view
Signature: In plate, lower right: "TFrye 1761"
Vendor: H. D. Lyon
Chaloner Smith 21; Russell 21
John Chaloner Smith British Mezzotinto Portraits...from the introduction of the art to the early part of the present century. Henry Sotheran & Company, vols. 1-4, 1878–83, vol. II, p. 521, no. 21.

Charles E. Russell English Mezzotinto Portraits and Their States. vol. II, London and New York, 1926, vol. II, p. 113, no. 21 (identifies sitter).



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