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Mary Delany (nee Granville) (1700-1788), Memoir and letter writer

Sitter in 4 portraits
Artist associated with 3 portraits
Mary Delany was famous in her youth as a witty correspondent. Later in life, her intricate paper collages of plants were astonishingly accomplished in their scientific accuracy and vivid design. Nearly a thousand of these collages from her Flora Delanica survive in the British Museum.

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D5571

Catherine Douglas (nee Hyde), Duchess of Queensberry

by Joseph Brown, after Mary Delany (nee Granville)
line engraving, published 1861
NPG D5571

D13911

Ann D'Ewes (nee Granville)

by Joseph Brown, published by Richard Bentley, after Mary Delany (nee Granville)
stipple engraving, published 1861
NPG D13911

D14807

probably Sarah Sandford (nee Chapone)

by Joseph Brown, published by Richard Bentley, after Mary Delany (nee Granville)
stipple engraving, published 1862
NPG D14807