ca. 1795 Lady Hester Stanhope miniature by William Grimaldi after Sir Joshua Reynolds) (auctioned by Bohams)

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She was the daughter of William Pitt, PM between 1776 and 1778. Her article in thepeerage is here. There are two Hester Stanhopes, the other can be seen here.

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Bonhams description is, "Lady Hester Stanhope (1776–1839), wearing gold figured white dress with crimson sash, pearl necklace and orange ribbon in her hair piled high, landscape background..." The coiffure says this is not a 1795 portrait. It is more likely that the original for this portrait dates to about when she married in 1774.

Keywords:  Grimaldi, Reynolds, Lady Hester Pitt Stanhope, Lady Hester Pitt (1755-1780), Lady Hester Stanhope (1755-1780), Countess Stanhope, Pitt family, Stanhope family, Countess, British, high straight coiffure, hair jewelry, cap, scarf, scoop neckline, bows, full sleeves, necklace


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