Charles Knight after Sir Joshua Reynolds
The Right Hon.ble Lady Louisa Manners.
12 x 19 inches
A full-length stipple plate engraving by Charles Knight after the portrait by Joshua Reynolds; published in London in 1806.
Lady Louisa Manners (1745-1840) was the eldest daughter of Lionel, the 4th Earl of Dysart. She married John Manners of Hanby Hall in 1762 at the age of 17. On the death of her brother in 1821 she inherited the family title and became known as the Countess of Dysart. She was considered a great beauty and her portrait hangs at Kenwood House on the edge of Hampstead Heath in north London.