1775 Jane Fleming, Countess of Harrington by Sir Joshua Reynolds

Lady Jane had two portraits painted by Reynolds, this one in 1775 and the one in the next image in 1776.

This is her article in thepeerage:  "Jane Fleming F, #9523, d. 3 February 1824

Jane Fleming married General Charles Stanhope, 3rd Earl of Harrington, son of William Stanhope, 2nd Earl of Harrington and Lady Caroline Fitzroy, on 23 May 1779 at London, England. She died on 3 February 1824 at St. James's Palace, St. James's, London, England.

She was the daughter of Sir John Fleming, 1st and last Bt. and Jane Coleman. Her married name became Stanhope.

Children of Jane Fleming and General Charles Stanhope, 3rd Earl of Harrington

Hon. Charlotte Augusta Stanhope+ d. 15 Feb 1859

Hon. Caroline Anne Stanhope d. 25 Nov 1853

Maj.-Gen. Charles Stanhope, 4th Earl of Harrington+ b. 8 Apr 1780, d. 3 Mar 1851

Maj.-Gen. Hon. Lincoln Edwin Robert Stanhope b. 26 Nov 1781, d. 29 Feb 1840

Hon. Anna Maria Stanhope+ b. 3 Sep 1783, d. 3 Jul 1857

Leicester Fitzgerald Charles Stanhope, 5th Earl of Harrington+ b. 2 Sep 1784, d. 7 Sep 1862

Rev. Hon. FitzRoy Henry Richard Stanhope+ b. 24 Apr 1787, d. 11 Apr 1864

Major Hon. Sir Francis Charles Stanhope+ b. 29 Sep 1788, d. 9 Oct 1862

Rev. Hon. Henry William Stanhope b. 2 Aug 1790, d. 21 Jun 1872

Hon. Augustus Stanhope b. 25 Mar 1794, d. 8 Dec 1831."

Countess Jane wears a British casual dress with a vee neckline and a feathered headdress. Her dress may have a criss-cross bodice.

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