Lady Elizabeth 'Betty' Hamilton
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The five year old sitter was the only daughter of the Duke of Hamilton, one of Britains leading peers. At twenty-one she married the twelth Earl of Derby. The sombre reds and browns of Reynolds' colour scheme reflect the influence of the Venetian painters, Titian and Veronese, whose works Reynolds had studied on a trip to Italy.
Owner/Location: National Gallery of Art - Washington DC  (United States - Washington)
Dates: 1758
Artist age:Approximately 35 years old.
Dimensions: Height: 117 cm (46.06 in.), Width: 84 cm (33.07 in.)
Medium: Painting - oil on canvas
Entered by: Member chris_mccormick on 24 July 2003.
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