was a friend, from her youth onwards, of William Gilpin
and his brother Sawrey Gilpin
, a painter of animals; they each assumed a paternal relationship with her. Ugo Foscolo
was another significant literary...
Barbarina Brand, Baroness Dacre
Barbarina Wilmot (later BBBD
) composed her Sonnet On Seeing the Bust of the Late Sawrey Gilpin (an animal painter who had died two months before this, whom she loved and admired).
Barbarina Brand, Baroness Dacre,. Dramas, Translations and Occasional Poems. John Murray.
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