Frances Devereux (née Walsingham), Countess of Essex(1567-1632), Former wife of Sir Philip Sidney and of 2nd Earl of Essex, and later wife of 4th Earl of Clanricarde
Sitter associated with 2 portraits
by Henry Richard Cook, published by and after Silvester (Sylvester) Harding, after Nicholas Hilliard
line engraving, published 1 March 1810 (circa 1590)
by Henry Bone, after Unknown artist
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, July 1820
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