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Elizabeth (Berkeley), Margravine of Brandenburg-Ansbach-Bayreuth

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Elizabeth (Berkeley), Margravine of Brandenburg-Ansbach-Bayreuth, by Ozias Humphry, circa 1780-1783 - NPG L223 - Tate 2013; on loan to the National Portrait Gallery, London

Tate 2013; on loan to the National Portrait Gallery, London

Elizabeth (Berkeley), Margravine of Brandenburg-Ansbach-Bayreuth

by Ozias Humphry
oil on canvas, circa 1780-1783
23 3/4 in. x 20 in. (605 mm x 506 mm)
Lent by Tate Gallery, 2002
Primary Collection
NPG L223


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  • Ozias Humphry (1742-1810), Painter. Artist associated with 43 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.

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Elizabeth was admired for her beauty and for her adventurousness and literary talents. This painting depicts her at the start of her literary career, which was launched with a production of The Miniature Picture, performed at Drury Lane in 1780.

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