1660 Elizabeth FitzGerald, née Holles, Countess of Kildare by John Michael Wright (location unknown to gogm)

Elizabeth FitzGerald is portrayed by John Wright wearing a jeweled dress with gauzy bertha reminiscent of Beaubrun brothers sitters in this 1660 portrait. According to thepeerage.com:  "Lady Elizabeth Holles was the daughter of John Holles, 2nd Earl of Clare and Hon. Elizabeth deVere. She married Wentworth FitzGerald, 17th Earl of Kildare, son of George FitzGerald, 16th Earl of Kildare and Lady Joan Boyle, circa 1655. 

From circa 1655, her married name became FitzGerald. As a result of her marriage, Lady Elizabeth Holles was styled as Countess of Kildare in 1660."

The Wikipedia article for John Michael Wright is here.

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