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Portrait of Letitia Townshend, John Powell (after Thomas Hudson 1701-1779).

Oil on canvas, 124.5cm by 99cm.

Letitia Townshend was the first wife of Brownlow, 9th Earl of Exeter (1725-1793). She is shown standing, wearing a blue dress with pink bows, a red curtain to the right.

1763 Inventory: “the Brown dining room [Billiard room]…Brownlow, ye 9th Earl of Exeter by Hudson, Letitia his wife daughter to Horatio Townshend esqre.”.

 

 

 

REFERENCE: PIC 084

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