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date: 28 February 2020

Cosway [née Hadfield], Maria Louisa Catherine Cecilia, Baroness Cosway in the nobility of the Austrian empirelocked

(1760–1838)
  • Stephen Lloyd

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Cosway [née Hadfield], Maria Louisa Catherine Cecilia, Baroness Cosway in the nobility of the Austrian empire (1760–1838), history painter and educationist, was born at her father's hotel, Hadfield's (or Carlo's), Lungarno Capponi, Florence, on 17 July 1760, the eldest of five surviving children of ...

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Royal Academy of Arts, London
private collection
Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh
British Museum, London
London Metropolitan Archives
Victoria and Albert Museum National Art Library, London
National Portrait Gallery, London
Bodleian Library, Oxford
A. Graves, , 8 vols. (1905–6), repr. (1970), repr. (1972)