P7: Hannah Howard, Countess of Rothes

Probably by Jeremiah Davison
Oil on canvas, 48 x 39 ins.
In Peeress’s robes, blue-green drape.
Wrongly inscribed; ‘Hannah, Daughter/of John 2nd Marqs of Tweedale/Married to John, 9th Earl of Rothes.’
Hannah Howard was the daughter of Matthew Howard of Norfolk, who married John, 10th Earl of Rothes in 1741. They had 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died 1761.
Cleaned etc. Michael Leslie 1993