Elizabeth Hervey, wife of the 4th Earl of Bristol, three-quarter-length, seated in a salmon pink dress with lilac bows, the Giant's Causeway, County Antrim by Anton van Maron (auctioned)


This portrait comes from the period of her first marriage to John Thomas Foster.

Lady Hervey wears a veil as she takes a break from reading in this van Marron portrait.

Keywords:  van Maron, Irish, Elizabeth Cavendish - Devonshire, Hervey family, Foster family, Cavendish family, Marquise, Duchess, British, high coiffure, veil, fichu, bows, stomacher, elbow length close sleeves, cuffs, panniers, robe, petticoat

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