(b. ca. 1694, Danzig, d. 1744, London)

Portrait of Henrietta Louisa Jeffreys

Oil on canvas, 125 x 100 cm
Private collection

Henrietta Louisa Jeffreys, Countess of Pomfret (1698-1761) was a keen writer and traveller, biographer of van Dyck. In 1720 she married Thomas Fermor, 2nd Lord Lempster, who had already inherited his father's titles and estates. The next year their first child was born, and her husband was created Earl of Pomfret whose portrait was painted by Joseph Highmore.