Christina, Countess of Vienwray

11×14″ oil on canvas
private collection.

Christina of Albramere, Countess of Vienwray (1730 – 1778)
The daughter of an eminent Lord, she was described as a high priestess of social arts. A formidable woman with a desire for perfection in every facet of her life, she ran her establishment with precision and luxury. Her clothes, her home, her friends and her children were all perfect, as she could expect no less. Despite having achieved perfection, her husband strayed not only to women such as servants in their own home, but to Christina’s own sister, Lady Marcella

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