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Henry Graves (1806-1892), Printseller and fine art publisher

Sitter in 3 portraits
Artist associated with 47 portraits
Henry Graves was initially employed at by the art dealer Samuel Woodburn, and later became manager of the print department of Messrs Hurst, Robinson & Co. When this firm failed in 1826, Graves purchased much of its print stock jointly with Francis Graham Moon and Thomas Boys. This new partnership became one of the three leading London printsellers, alongside Thomas McLean and Thomas Agnew, and by 1829 it was able to issue a substantial catalogue of engravings.

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D36559

Sir James Esdaile

published by Henry Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, (1789)
NPG D36559

D15437

John Fitzpatrick, 2nd Earl of Upper Ossory

by Samuel William Reynolds, published by Henry Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1820 (1767)
NPG D15437

D14970

Mrs Hayes

by Samuel William Reynolds, published by Henry Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, 1823 (1759-1760)
NPG D14970

D35129

Elizabeth Stanley (née Hamilton), Countess of Derby

by W. Joseph Edwards, published by Henry Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, mid 19th century (1776-1777)
NPG D35129

D14707

George Henry Fitzroy, 4th Duke of Grafton

by Samuel William Reynolds, published by Henry Graves, after William Owen
mezzotint, published 2 September 1844
NPG D14707

D23474

G.H. Barnett

by W. Joseph Edwards, after Henry Graves
stipple engraving, published 1854
NPG D23474

D37084

Sir William Fenwick Williams, 1st Bt

by Thomas Herbert Maguire, printed by M & N Hanhart, published by Henry Graves, after Willis (Willes) Maddox
lithograph, published 1 December 1856
NPG D37084

D32216

Sir George Brown

by Thomas Lewis Atkinson, after Henry Graves
mixed-method engraving, published 1859
NPG D32216

D14547

Sir John Lade, 2nd Bt

by Frederick Bromley, published by Henry Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1862 (circa 1778)
NPG D14547

D15007

Elizabeth Herbert (née Spencer), Countess of Pembroke; George Augustus Herbert, 11th Earl of Pembroke

by Frederick Bromley, published by Henry Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1862 (1764-1767)
NPG D15007

D15306

Sophia Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz

by Frederick Bromley, published by Henry Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1862
NPG D15306

D14695

'The Ladies Waldegrave'

by Robert Bowyer Parkes, published by Henry Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1863 (1780-1781)
NPG D14695

D15576

Josiah Wedgwood

by George Salisbury Shury, published by Henry Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1863 (1782)
NPG D15576

D15077

Elizabeth Johnson

by George H. Every, published by Henry Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1864 (1757-1758)
NPG D15077

D15571

John Angerstein; Juliana Angerstein (when children)

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1864 (1783)
NPG D15571

D7930

Edward Augustus, Duke of York and Albany

by George H. Every, published by Henry Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1865
NPG D7930

D14109

George Augustus Selwyn; Richard Edgcumbe, 2nd Baron Edgcumbe; George James Williams

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1865 (1759-1761)
NPG D14109

D14133

Sir Watkin Williams Wynn, 4th Bt

by William T. Hulland, published by Henry Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1865 (1777)
NPG D14133

D15498

William Wentworth Fitzwilliam, 2nd Earl Fitzwilliam

by Robert Bowyer Parkes, published by Henry Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1865
NPG D15498

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