Bernard Lens (British, 1682-1740)
Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough (1660-1744), wearing open robe held with jewelled brooch and pearl pins, white underslip, cloak over her right shoulder and left arm, jewelled earring, her hair curled and falling over her shoulders.
Plumbago on vellum, signed on the obverse and dated B. Lens/ Delin/ 1705, original turned horn frame with silver plaque engraved Sarah Duchess of Marlborough/ by Bernard Lens 1705/ 1680-1740.
Oval, 98mm (3 7/8in) high
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