Alice Savile, Lady Cust (1666/7-1712)
attributed to Mrs Pawling (fl. c.1690-c.1700)
Pastel on paper, Alice Savile, Lady Cust (1666/7-1712), British (English) School. Half-length portrait of Alice Cust second wife of Sir Pury Cust, turned to the right, gazing at the spectator, wearing a blue dress, white chemise and gold scarf over her left shoulder and across her back. Daughter of William Savile of Newton, and second wife of Sir Pury Cust (1655-1698/9), who first encountered her when buying the estate at Newton, and remained devoted to her. They had only one surviving child, Savile Cockayne Cust (1698-1772) of Cockayne Hatley.
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attributed to Mrs Pawling (fl. c.1690-c.1700), artist of original previously catalogued as attributed to British (English) School, artist of original