John Miers, About 1758-1821
Portrait of Isabella Susannah Burrell
Watercolour on plaster
Stuck on the back is Miers' engraved trade label, 'Miers (Late of Leeds) Executes profiles on Ivory to set in Rings, Lockets, Bracelets… He keeps all the original shades & can supply those he has once taken with any number of copies…'. On this is inscribed, 'The Countess of Beverley'
Museum no. P.82-1929
Bequeathed by R.H. Stephenson
Isabella Burrell (died 1812) was the wife of Algernon, 1st Earl of Beverley.