A portrait of Lady Hampden
A portrait of Lady Hampden
Set in a gilt-metal frame the reverse glazed to reveal a gold initial H on velvet backing

Margaret Bingham, Countess of Lucan was a British painter, copyist, and poet. As an artist, Bingham often copied the work of others, as well as painting portrait miniatures. Her work was collected in the United Kingdom and in France. In Paris she was given access to the Palais-Royal to copy works of the artists on display there, which were owned by the Duke of Orléans. Her foremost work was to supply miniatures and illuminations for a five-volume edition of Shakespeare's historical plays, for the library at Althorp, Northamptonshire. This took 16 years to complete
Height 4.50 cm (1.77 inches)
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Watercolour on ivory
Ellison Fine Art

Ellison Fine Art
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