Mary Churchill, Duchess of Montague

  • Bernard Lens, the younger, Mary Churchill, Duchess of Montague, 1720, watercolor, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund, 1963.9.10

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Mary Churchill (about 1689-1751) was the daughter of Sir John Churchill, first Duke of Marlborough, and Sarah Jennings, Duchess of Marlborough. In 1704 or 1705, she married John, Duke of Montague and Marquis d’Monthermer. Mary Churchill’s dress inventory of 1747 was published in a 1997 issue of Costume, the journal of the Costume Society in England.

Title
Mary Churchill, Duchess of Montague
Artists
Date
1720
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
sight 1 3/8 x 1 1/8 in. (3.5 x 2.8 cm) oval
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Museum purchase through the Catherine Walden Myer Fund

Mediums
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait female – Churchill, Mary – bust
  • Occupation – other – aristocrat
Object Number
1963.9.10
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