Lady Charlotte Boyle by or, possibly, after George Knapton (Chiswick House - Chiswick, London UK)

According to her article in thepeerage, "Charlotte Elizabeth Boyle, Baroness Clifford was born on 27 October 1731." She married in 1748, bore four children who reached adulthood, and died in 1754 at the age of 23. She was Dorothy Boyle's younger sister. Her son William became 5th Duke of Devonshire and married Lady Georgiana Spencer and then Lady Elizabeth Hervey.

From; image made lighter by gogm.

Lady Charlotte's dress has the second quarter of the century combination of a notched full over-sleeve and puffed plain under-sleeve in this Knapton (?) portrait.

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