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Portrait of Lady Elizabeth Cecil, wife of the third Earl of Devonshire, Follower of Sir Anthony Van Dyck (1599-1641).

Oil on canvas, 124.5cm by 99cm.

Lady Elizabeth Cecil (1619-1689) was the mother of Anne, wife of the 5th Earl of Exeter, to whom she bequeathed the entire contents of her private suite of rooms at Chatsworth when she died in 1689. It represented a magnificent inheritance and is referred to as the 1690 Devonshire Schedule or the 1690 Deed of Gift.



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