A Portrait of Myra, Marchioness of Exeter, by Ellis William Roberts (1860-1930).

Oil on canvas, approximately 228.6cm by 144.8cm. Signed l.l.: Ellis Roberts 1906.

Myra Orde Powlett (1879 -1973) the daughter of William, 4th Baron Bolton, married William, 5th Marquess of Exeter K.G. (1876-1956) in 1901.

The portrait was painted a year after the birth of a son and heir, David, Lord Burghley (1905-1981).


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