Mary de Cardonnel, Countess Talbot (c.1719 - 1787)

Allan Ramsay (Edinburgh 1713 - Dover 1784)
National Trust Inventory Number 869215

Category Paintings
Date 1742 (signed and dated)
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 1257 x 1003 mm (49 1/2 x 39 1/2 in)
Place of origin
Collection Dinefwr, Carmarthenshire
On show at Dinefwr, Carmarthenshire, Wales, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, Mary de Cardonnel, Countess Talbot (c.1719-1787) by Allan Ramsay (Edinburgh 1713 – Dover 1784), signed and dated: A. Ramsay 1742. A three-quarter-length portrait of Countess Talbot standing to the right but facing, in an oyster satin dress in a landscape.

Provenance

By descent; acquired by the National Trust from Richard Charles Uryan Rhys, 9th Baron Dynevor (1935 – 2008), with the aid of the NHMF in 1997

Makers and roles

Allan Ramsay (Edinburgh 1713 - Dover 1784), artist

References

Steegman 1962 John Steegman, A Survey of Portraits in Welsh Houses, Vol. II: Houses in South Wales, Cardiff 1962, pp.58-59 & pl.10D, no.19

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