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Rosse [née Gibson], Susannah-Penelopelocked

(c. 1655–1700)
  • John Murdoch


Rosse [née Gibson], Susannah-Penelope (c. 1655–1700), miniature painter, was the elder of two surviving daughters of Richard Gibson (1605/1615?–1690), the miniaturist, and of his wife, Anne, née Sheppard (c.1625–1707). Both parents were dwarfs with appointments at court, and the king had given the bride away at their marriage at the church of ...

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