Lady Milner (née Miss Mordaunt)
Devis, Arthur; painter; British artist, 1708-1787
oil paint; medium
oil on canvas
height, 50.8, cm
width, 35.5, cm
bequeathed; 1997; McDonald, D.M., Dr
by descent in the Milner Family, Nun Appleton Hall; Sotheby's sale, 12 March 1980, lot 132
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.
Bequeathed 1991, with a life interest to his widow, relinquished 1996, received 1997.
signature; lower right; Artr. Devis .fe
date; lower right; 1760
Object Number: PD.25-1997
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 3186; input: 2000-03-23; modified: 2011-03-10)