Pen and grey ink and grey washes with wash line border, each 23.5 x 30.5cm. One signed ‘Sophia Chaplin J…’, the other signed and dated ‘Elizabeth Chaplin Feby ye: 4d/1775 Chaplin’. Lady Elizabeth Chaplin, née Cecil (1729-1813) was a daughter of Brownlow, 8th Earl of Exeter and his wife Hannah Sophia and a favourite sister of the 9th Earl. She married John Chaplin of Blankney, Lincs. in 1757. Sophia Chaplin was her husband’s niece.
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Two Classical landscapes with fishermen, shepherds and animals, by Elizabeth Chaplin & Sophia Chaplin.
REFERENCE: PIC889 a & b