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Elizabeth (née Farren), Countess of Derby

3 of 33 portraits on display in Room 20 at the National Portrait Gallery

Elizabeth (née Farren), Countess of Derby, by Anne Seymour Damer (née Conway), circa 1788 - NPG 4469 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Elizabeth (née Farren), Countess of Derby

by Anne Seymour Damer (née Conway)
marble bust, circa 1788
23 1/2 in. (597 mm) high
Given by Rupert Gunnis, 1965
Primary Collection
NPG 4469

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Farren is presented here as Thalia, the Muse of Comedy and Idyllic Poetry. The sculpture is by her friend Anne Seymour Damer, who shared Farren's support for the Whigs and her love of amateur theatricals.

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