The huntress of classical mythology orders her nymph to unleash two hounds in pursuit of a stag.

A double portrait in a carved and gilded Rococo frame. Inscribed with the sitters' names: The Honble Lady Stanhope' and 'Kathe: Counts: of Effingham'.

Provenance

Lady Stanhope, from whom it passed (presumably on her death in 1812) to her sister Lady Mexborough; by descent to the present Earl of Mexborough.




Exhibitions at York Art Gallery

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