(n/a) Alfred Edward Chalon, R.A. (British, 1780-1860)
Marguerite Power, Countess of Blessington (1789-1849), wearing red dress, the bodice and short puffed sleeves lavishly trimmed with white lace, pearl necklace, her curling brown hair worn long and dressed with a wreath of poppies, corn and green leaves, seated, the back of her chair draped with a black shawl with an embroidered floral border.
Signed on the reverse and dated Alf.d Edw.d Chalon R.A./ London/ 1823, fitted leather travelling case with gilt mount and velvet lining.
Rectangular, 95mm (3 3/4in) high
Exhibited: Royal Academy, London, 1823, no. 688