Oil Painting - "Frances, Lady Byron; Third Wife of the 4th Lord Byron" by Michael Dahl

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NA 2164

This portrait of Frances, Lady Byron shows the poet’s great-grandmother at the time of her marriage in 1720 to William, 4th Lord Byron. The spinnet and folio of Orpheus Britannicus, a collection of songs by Henry Purcell, suggest that she had an interest in music.

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