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 (1701-1754), and his wife Hannah Sophia and a favourite sister of Brownow, the 9th Earl (1725-1793).
She married John Chaplin of Blankney, Lincs. in 1757. Sophia Chaplin was her husband’s niece.