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Portrait of Lady Bridget Noel, Willem Wissing (1656-1687).

Oil on canvas, 125.7cm by 128.8cm.

Lady Bridget Noel (died 1729), was a grand-daughter of the 3rd Viscount Campden of Exton Hall, Rutland. Willem Wissing arrived in England from Holland in 1676 to study under Sir Peter Lely. He was an immensely talented artist, but died aged only 31, whilst painting at Burghley.

 

REFERENCE: PIC 092

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