Margaret Laetitia née Busby from Kirkmichael, Dumfries, was the wife of Sir Thomas Burch Western. She died only a few months before him.
Buckner started his career working in Rome and worked in London from 1845; he is known for his portraits of fashionable ladies.
Where to see this painting?
London Road, Chelmsford, Essex, England, CM2 8WQ
If you are planning a visit to see this painting, check with the collection first. Paintings can be moved at short notice.