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Title:

Lady Milner (née Miss Mordaunt)

Maker:

Devis, Arthur; painter; British artist, 1708-1787

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

1760

School/Style:

British

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
canvas; support

Technique
Description:

oil on canvas

Dimension(s):

height, 50.8, cm
width, 35.5, cm

Acquisition:

bequeathed; 1997; McDonald, D.M., Dr

Provenance:

by descent in the Milner Family, Nun Appleton Hall; Sotheby's sale, 12 March 1980, lot 132

Notes:

Elizabeth Mordaunt was the youngest daughter and co-heir of the Hon. George Mordaunt and the niece of the 3rd Earl of Peterborough. She married Sir William Milner of Nun Appleton Hall, Yorkshire in 1747 and had 4 daughters and 3 sons by him. She died in 1785.

Acquisition Credit:

Bequeathed 1991, with a life interest to his widow, relinquished 1996, received 1997.

Inscription(s):

signature; lower right; Artr. Devis .fe
date; lower right; 1760

Accession:

Object Number: PD.25-1997
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 3186; input: 2000-03-23; modified: 2011-03-10)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/3186





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