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Inscription

by later hand, lower center in graphite: The Rt. Honble Eliz. Butler Countess of / Chesterfield; by later hand, lower left in brown ink: P. Lely eques p.; by later hand, lower right in brown ink: Sold by A Browne sc-- / proof print (not deciphered)

Provenance

Christopher Lennox Boyd; (Nicholas Stogdon, Oxford); purchased 2001 by NGA.

Bibliography
1884
Smith, John Chaloner. British mezzotinto portraits, being a descriptive catalogue of these engravings from the introduction of the art to the early part of the present century. 4 vols. London: Henry Sotheran and Co., 1884.