John Singer Sargent's Lady Evelyn Cavendish
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Lady Evelyn Cavendish
John Singer Sargent -- American painter 
The Duke of Devonshire and 
the Chatsworth house Trust 
Oil on Canvas
147.5 X 91.5 cm
Signed and dated upper left John S. Sargent 1902 
Jpg: Friend of the JSS Gallery

Born Lady Evelyn Fitzmaurice, daughter of the Fifth Marquess of Lansdowne, in 1892 she married Victor Cavendish.  When Victor's uncle the Duke of Devonshire died childless in 1908, Victor and Evelyn succeeded as Duke and 
Duchess of Devonshire. 

Philip Alexius de Laszlo
British portrait painter, 1869-1937

Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 5th Marquess of Lansdowne (1845-1927)
(Father to Lady Canendish)

The Portrait of a Lady: Sargent and Lady Agnew, by Julia Rayer Rolfe, with David Cannadine, Kenneth McConkey, and Wilfred Mellers.  It was published by the Trustees of the National Galler of Scotland as the catalogue for the exhibit of the same name which was held there 8 August-19 October 1997. 

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