Portrait Eleanor, Countess of Lauderdale 1782
The commission of Eleanor, Countess of Lauderdale may have been related to the marriage to James, the 8th Earl of Lauderdale, in 1782.
Angelica Kauffmann in addition to her great history paintings, she was a very successful portrait painter who was always in high demand for commissions. She was popular among the English nobility. Kauffmann’s portraits of female sitters are among her finest works.