Sir Thomas Lawrence PRA FRS

‘Miss Bloxham’, 15¾” × 13¼”,

published by Henry Graves & Co. Ltd. of Pall Mall, S.W., on 3rd September 1919, 300 copies, sold at 8gns

Mary Anne Bloxham was a niece of the artist (her mother Ann(e) (1766-1835) was Lawrence’s sister who had married the Revd. Richard Rouse Bloxham, a schoolmaster at Rugby School). She later married Frederick H. Hemming. The original painting is in the Kimball Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas. It was painted c.1824-25.

Cynthia Kelly, USA, very kindly sent me this photo and then, when she moved house, most generously gave me the original mezzotint.

‘Lady Elizabeth Conyngham playing a harp made by John Egan ’, 15¾” × 12⅜”,
published by
Thomas Agnew on 3 February 1913, in an edition of 250 copies in colour, sold at 6 gns.

Lady Elizabeth (1799-1839) was the elder daughter of the 1st Marquess Conyngham, and in 1826 married the Earl of Strathavon (later Earl of Aboyne, (in 1836) and, fourteen years after her death, 10th Marquess of Huntly. Elizabeth (née Denison). This portrait was painted in 1824, evidently by Command of the King.

The original is in the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, Lisboa, Portugal.

‘Catherine Rebecca Grey, Lady Manners, as the goddess Juno’ (1794), 20⅞”×13½”,
published by James Connell & Sons, 12 October 1912,
300 copies in colour @ 8