Agnes Elizabeth, Countess Wandesforde, wife of Earl Wandesford, half length, wearing a blue lace trimmed dress with pearls in her hair by Sir Francis Coates (auctioned by Bonhams)

Her article in thepeerage that has a smaller version of this image, that they attribute to William Hoare, is here.

Upgrade image posted 15 August 2014 also from the Bonhams Web site; larger spots removed.

Agnes Elizabeth, Countess Wandesforde, wife of Earl Wandesford, half length, wearing a blue lace trimmed dress with pearls in her hair by Sir Francis Coates (auctioned by Bonhams) UPGRADE

Countess Agnes wears a lace scarf in a preview of how fichus would be worn in the 1780s over a dress with split bodice bound with pearl strands.

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