Frances Teresa Stewart Duchess of Richmond and Lennox (1647-1702) wife of Charles Stewart, 3rd Duke of Richmond, 6th Duke of Lennox (1639-1672)
She was famous for refusing to become a mistress of Charles II of England. For her great beauty she was known as La Belle Stuart and served as the model for an idealised female Britannia.
Painted by Jacob Huysmans and engraved by C. Rivers for ‘Iconographia Scotica or Portraits of Illustrious Persons of Scotland’ by John Pinkerton. Published in London, 1797.
Image size 108 x 176 mm