RIGBY Elizabeth (Lady Eastlake) (1809-1893)
Prince and Princes W(V)olkonsky. Pencil, with some watercolour and gouache, on tan paper. Signed and dated, February 1840. Grigori Petrovich Wolkonsky (1808-1882) and his wife Countess Maria Benkendorff (1820-1880). Rigby published ‘A Residence on the Shores of the Baltic’ in 1841. Provenance: A collection of 33 drawings by Elizabeth Rigby, Sotheby’s, 22.11.1979. Exhibited: No.28 ‘Portraits from Estonia and St Petersburg by Elizabeth Rigby’, Abbott and Holder, 1980. 12.5x8.75 inches.