Called Barbara Herbert, Countess of Powis (1735-1786)
British (English) School
Art / Oil paintings
Oil on canvas
749 x 622 mm (29 ½ x 24 ½ in)
Place of origin
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Powis Castle and Garden, Powys
This portrait is thought to depict Barbara Herbert, Countess of Powis. It is framed as a pendant to the portrait her husband, Henry Herbert (NT 1180931), but appears to be in a different artist’s hand. It was perhaps produced to accompany his portrait at the time of the couple’s marriage.
Oil painting on canvas, Called Barbara Herbert, Countess of Powis (1735-1786), English School, circa 1750. A half-length oval painted portrait of a woman in a white dress, blue scarf round her head and a blue shawl over her left shoulder.
Powis Castle, The Powis Collection (National Trust)
Makers and roles
British (English) School, artist