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        Elizabeth Chudleigh, Countess of Bristol, dressed as Iphigenia, c.1749

        English School, (18th century) (after). Medium: engraving. Elizabeth Chudleigh (1720-88) was the bigamous wife of both the 3rd Earl of Bristol and 2nd Duke of Kingston. In June 1749 she attended at Masquerade ball at the King's Theatre dressed as the Greek mythological character Iphigenia, ready for sacrifice. It is said that she was virtually naked. Provenance: Private Collection.

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