Wingfield, Suffolk, England
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John de la Pole, Duke of Suffolk, and his Duchess, Elizabeth, sister to Edward IV, from their effigies in Wingfield Church, Suffolk, study for plate 138 of Stothard's 'The Monumental Effigies of Great Britain', published by Mrs Anna Eliza Bray, 1817-32, one of a large group of studies for this volume; both whole-length, to front, and resting feet upon a lion, male figure at left, resting head against helmet, and wearing armour, female figure on the right, with both forearms mutilated, also separate studies of details, consisting of Elizabeth's head, seen in profile to right, and part of the Earls' sword belt (latter not on print). 1813. Pen and grey ink and graphite, with watercolour.
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