Viscountess Townshend from "Beauties of the Present Age"

Valentine Green, Joshua Reynolds1780

The Frick Pittsburgh

The Frick Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, United States

From "Beauties of the Present Age," this print shows the former Anne Montgomery, Viscountess Townshend (c. 1752 - 1819). Draped with an ermine fur indicative of her status, she leans on a pedestal carved with a scene from the Greek mythological story of the Judgment of Paris.



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