18th century portrait miniature of Lady Lucy Digby (1748-1787)  with her son
18th century portrait miniature of Lady Lucy Digby (1748-1787)  with her son

PETER PAILLOU (c.1720-1790)

18th century portrait miniature of Lady Lucy Digby (1748-1787) with her son

1786 United Kingdom

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Lucy wears wide brimmed yellow hat with black ribbon and white plumes, striped white dress with lace fichu
Signed on the reverse and dated 1786

This is a particularly fine example of Paillou's work prior to 1800, before he developed his better known style where the figures is against a "sunset" background. It was painted one year before she died aged 39

Lucy was the daughter of Stephen Fox-Strangways, 1st Earl of Ilchester and Elizabeth Strangways Fox-Strangway. She married, 1st October, 1771, Stephen Digby.
Artist join on the left hand side. Good
Dimensions
Height 8.50 cm (3.35 inches)
Stock Code
5062
Medium
watercolour on ivory
Signed/Inscribed
Signed and inscribed with the sitter's details on the reverse and dated
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