Lady Byron was the great grandmother of the poet Byron who referred to this portrait in a letter to his sister of August 1805.
Portrait of Frances, Third Wife of the Fourth Lord Byron by Michael Dahl, 1720
© Newstead Abbey Historic House and Gardens
- Oil on canvas
- 127 x 102 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £4,625 ( Total: £18,500)
- Acquired in:
- Historical Portraits/ Philip Mould
William, 4th Lord Byron; by descent to Ralph Gordon, 2nd earl of Lovelace at Ockham Park, Surrey; his sale Christie's, London 12/1/42, lot36; Private collection, U.S.A.