Dorothy Cavendish, wife of William Cavendish Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland by George Romney (auctioned by Sotheby's)

According to her article in thepeerage, she married in 1766 and this portrait probably dates from around that time. Her mother in law was Margaret Cavendish Bentinck.

From Wikimedia.

Lady Dorothy Cavendish-Bentinck is dressed in British casual style, possibly using a criss-cross bodice secured with a waist band.

Keywords:  Romney, Dorothy Cavendish-Bentink, Cavendish family, Cavendish-Bentinck family, Duchess, British, long straight coiffure, ribbon headdress, vee neckline, criss-cross bodice, three quarter length full sleeves,  waist band, natural waistline, jeweled arm bands, bracelets


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