ca. 1811 Mrs. David Monypenny, Maria Sophia Abercromby, Lady Pitmilly by Sir Henry Raeburn (on sale by Strachan Fine Art)

Monypenny is more then a name conjured up by Ian Flemming. According to her article in thepeerage, she was David Monypenny’s second wife after her 1810 marriage, the first being a Mary Stuart. The couple had no children. Both of David Monypenny’s wives were titled Baroness Monypenny, of Pitmilly.

From bada.org/object/mrs-david-monypenny-maria-sophia-abercromby-lady-pitmilly-sir-henry-raeburn-c1811.

ca. 1811 Mrs. David Monypenny, Maria Sophia Abercromby, Lady Pitmilly by Sir Henry Raeburn (on sale by Strachan Fine Art) From bada.org/object/mrs-david-monypenny-maria-sophia-abercromby-lady-pitmilly-sir-henry-raeburn-c1811

There is a gap between her bustline and the waist band. Her bodice has a sheer modesty piece covering the top 10 cm or so of her neckline.

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