ca. 1775 (estimate based on age of child) Honorable Mrs. William Beresford, née Elizabeth FitzGibbon by Sir Joshua Reynolds (private collection)

Her article in thepeerage is here.

From xaxor.com/oil-paintings/.

Baroness Decies is dressed somewhat too glamorously for taking care of her baby boy, but she is fulfilling her roles of maternity and showing wealth in this Reynolds portrait from around 1775.

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