As yet Unknown . . .

This page is devoted to pictures taken from old auction catalogues of  sitters and pictures that I have not yet been able to identify as I lack measurements and publication dates to give me guidance.  Of the two I reproduce, the colour of the seated lady’s dress is blue rather than grey, but the image has been enlarged from a print-out of a 2004 eBay auction page, hence its poor quality, but is fortunately more than adequate for identification purposes.

Mezzotints I have yet to find
I am told there exists a portrait of Lady Caroline Lamb, but have no idea of the artist. There is a ‘Lady in Red’, published by the Fine Art Society in 1905, but the Society has no records for that period. Possibly the same as the above?
A picture titled ‘La Visite Rendue’
A picture titled ‘Malheurs de l’Amour’ published by Tooth
? Lucy Pelham Clinton in a landscape, sold by Brightwells, Herefordshire in 2005. They have no further details. Perhaps this was the chicken feeding portrait?
A picture called ‘The Harrison Family’ by the auctioneer, but this may have been ‘The Harrington Family’.

If you know who they are, please would you email me at If you know of any mezzotints and other work by my grandfather not on this site, I should be most grateful if you would provide me with information about them.   Colin Smythe

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