Jane Frances Clinton Spencer-Churchill (née Stewart), Duchess of Marlborough

1 portrait of Jane Frances Clinton Spencer-Churchill (née Stewart), Duchess of Marlborough

Jane Frances Clinton Spencer-Churchill (née Stewart), Duchess of Marlborough

by Alphonse Léon Noël, printed by Lemercier, after George Sanders (Saunders)
lithograph, 1852 (1819)
22 3/8 in. x 15 3/4 in. (569 mm x 400 mm) paper size
acquired unknown source, 1958
Reference Collection
NPG D38260

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  • Lemercier (active 1836-1856), Lithographic printer. Artist associated with 17 portraits.
  • Alphonse Léon Noël (1807-1884), Lithographer. Artist associated with 14 portraits.
  • George Sanders (Saunders) (1774-1846), Portrait painter and miniaturist. Artist associated with 20 portraits.

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  • Place made: France (57 rue de Seine, Paris, France)

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AWS Mock

22 January 2018, 12:11

This portrait of Jane Spencer Churchill, nee Stewart, the third wife of George Spencer Churchill, sixth Duke of Marborough is often said to be of his first wife, confusingly also born Jane Stewart. The two Jane Stewarts had the same grandfather, John Stewart, 7th Earl of Galloway and each married two of his sons, George and Edward.

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