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Courtesans


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Giovanna Baccelli

Giovanna Baccelli

circa 1753-1801
Dancer and mistress of 3rd Duke of Dorset
Sitter in 5 portraits
Mrs Benwell

Mrs Benwell

active late 18th century
Courtesan
Sitter in 1 portrait
Miss Burns

Miss Burns

circa 1769-1792
Courtesan
Sitter in 2 portraits
Miss Chambers

Miss Chambers

Courtesan
Sitter in 1 portrait
Mary Anne Clarke (née Thompson)

Mary Anne Clarke (née Thompson)

1776-1852
Mistress of the Duke of York
Sitter in 8 portraits
Barbara Palmer (née Villiers), Duchess of Cleveland

Barbara Palmer (née Villiers), Duchess of Cleveland

1640-1709
Mistress of Charles II
Sitter in 35 portraits
Suk Conway

Suk Conway

active 1812
Courtesan
Sitter in 1 portrait
Elizabeth Conyngham (née Denison), Marchioness Conyngham

Elizabeth Conyngham (née Denison), Marchioness Conyngham

1769-1861
Mistress of George IV; wife of Henry Conyngham, 1st Marquess of Conyngham
Sitter in 34 portraits
Lucy Cooper

Lucy Cooper

Courtesan
Sitter in 3 portraits
Elizabeth Cresswell

Elizabeth Cresswell

circa 1625-circa 1698
Courtesan and procuress
Sitter in 2 portraits
Diane de Poitiers

Diane de Poitiers

1499-1566
Mistress of Henri II of France
Sitter in 1 portrait
Liane de Pougy

Liane de Pougy

1869-1950
Folies Bergères dancer and courtesan
Sitter in 4 portraits
Catherine Sedley, Countess of Dorchester

Catherine Sedley, Countess of Dorchester

1657-1717
Mistress of James II; wife of 1st Earl of Portmore; daughter of Sir Charles Sedley
Sitter in 12 portraits
Ann Elliot

Ann Elliot

1743-1769
Courtesan and actress
Sitter in 3 portraits
Charlotte Fish

Charlotte Fish

active mid 18th century
Daughter of a London merchant, said to have been a courtesan
Sitter in 1 portrait
Kitty Fisher

Kitty Fisher

circa 1741-1767
Courtesan
Sitter associated with 11 portraits
Mrs Fitzwilliam

Mrs Fitzwilliam

active 1777
Courtesan
Sitter in 2 portraits
Elizabeth Bridget Fox (née Cane)

Elizabeth Bridget Fox (née Cane)

1750-1842
Courtesan; wife of Charles James Fox
Sitter in 7 portraits
Catherine Frederick

Catherine Frederick

Courtesan
Sitter in 2 portraits
Miss Greenhill

Miss Greenhill

active 1783
Courtesan
Sitter associated with 1 portrait

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