Mary, née Powys (married 1762) Countess of Courtown, Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Charlotte by Sir Joshua Reynolds (auctioned by Christie's)

Her son, the Third Earl of Courtown married one Mary Scott.

Mary wears the lower-key British version of a robe à la Française with a cap and flowers for ornamentation and a black lace wrap for her Reynolds portrait. Even her earrings appear to be floral.

Keywords:  Reynolds, Countess, Powys family, Stopford family, British, Lady-in-Waiting, straight coiffure, cap, floral headdress, square neckline, modesty piece, three quarter length close sleeves, engageantes, lace, panniers, neck band, earrings, robe à la Française


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