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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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Princess Augusta Sophia; Princess Elizabeth, Landgravine of Hesse-Homburg; Charlotte Augusta Matilda, Princess Royal, by Arthur N. Sanders, published by  Henry Graves, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D15000

Princess Augusta Sophia; Princess Elizabeth, Landgravine of Hesse-Homburg; Charlotte Augusta Matilda, Princess Royal

by Arthur N. Sanders, published by Henry Graves, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, (1784)
NPG D15000

Sir James Esdaile, published by Henry Graves, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D36559

Sir James Esdaile

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

John Fitzpatrick, 2nd Earl of Upper Ossory, by Samuel William Reynolds, published by  Henry Graves, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG 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

Mrs Hayes, by Samuel William Reynolds, published by  Henry Graves, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D14970

Mrs Hayes

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

Elizabeth Stanley (née Hamilton), Countess of Derby, by W. Joseph Edwards, published by  Henry Graves, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG 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

George Henry FitzRoy, 4th Duke of Grafton, by Samuel William Reynolds, published by  Henry Graves, after  William Owen - NPG 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

G.H. Barnett, by W. Joseph Edwards, after  Henry Graves - NPG D23474

G.H. Barnett

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

Sir William Fenwick Williams, 1st Bt, by Thomas Herbert Maguire, printed by  M & N Hanhart, published by  Henry Graves, after  Willis (Willes) Maddox - NPG 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

Sir George Brown, by Thomas Lewis Atkinson, after  Henry Graves - NPG D32216

Sir George Brown

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

James Beattie, by Frederick Bromley, published by  Henry Graves, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D14674

James Beattie

by Frederick Bromley, published by Henry Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1861 (1773)
NPG D14674

Sir John Lade, 2nd Bt, by Frederick Bromley, published by  Henry Graves, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D14547

Sir John Lade, 2nd Bt

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

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 - NPG 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

Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, by Frederick Bromley, published by  Henry Graves, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D15306

Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz

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

'The Ladies Waldegrave', by Robert Bowyer Parkes, published by  Henry Graves, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D14695

'The Ladies Waldegrave'

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

Josiah Wedgwood, by George Salisbury Shury, published by  Henry Graves, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D15576

Josiah Wedgwood

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

Elizabeth Johnson, by George H. Every, published by  Henry Graves, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D15077

Elizabeth Johnson

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

John Angerstein; Juliana Angerstein (when children), by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D15571

John Angerstein; Juliana Angerstein (when children)

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

Edward Augustus, Duke of York and Albany, by George H. Every, published by  Henry Graves, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG 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

George Augustus Selwyn; Richard Edgcumbe, 2nd Baron Edgcumbe; George James Williams, by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG 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

Sir Watkin Williams Wynn, 4th Bt, by William T. Hulland, published by  Henry Graves, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG 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

William Wentworth Fitzwilliam, 2nd Earl Fitzwilliam, by Robert Bowyer Parkes, published by  Henry Graves, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D15498

William Wentworth Fitzwilliam, 2nd Earl Fitzwilliam

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

'Maternal Love' (Elizabeth Lamb (née Milbanke), Viscountess Melbourne with Peniston Lamb as a child), by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D15783

'Maternal Love' (Elizabeth Lamb (née Milbanke), Viscountess Melbourne with Peniston Lamb as a child)

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1865 (1770-1771)
NPG D15783

Gibbs Craufurd (Crawfurd), by William Henry Egleton, published by  Henry Graves, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D34228

Gibbs Craufurd (Crawfurd)

by William Henry Egleton, published by Henry Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1866 (1769)
NPG D34228

George Lyttelton, 1st Baron Lyttelton, by George H. Every, published by  Henry Graves, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D14305

George Lyttelton, 1st Baron Lyttelton

by George H. Every, published by Henry Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1866 (1756)
NPG D14305

Lady Diana Beauclerk (née Spencer), by George H. Every, published by  Henry Graves, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D14617

Lady Diana Beauclerk (née Spencer)

by George H. Every, published by Henry Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1866 (1763-1765)
NPG D14617

Thomas Dawson, 1st Viscount Cremorne, by Arthur N. Sanders, published by  Henry Graves, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D14846

Thomas Dawson, 1st Viscount Cremorne

by Arthur N. Sanders, published by Henry Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1866 (1753-1754)
NPG D14846

Gibbs Craufurd (Crawfurd), by William Henry Egleton, published by  Henry Graves, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D15021

Gibbs Craufurd (Crawfurd)

by William Henry Egleton, published by Henry Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1866 (1769)
NPG D15021

La Contessa della Rena, by George Salisbury Shury, published by  Henry Graves, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D14460

La Contessa della Rena

by George Salisbury Shury, published by Henry Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1867 (1759-1761)
NPG D14460

Elizabeth Montagu (née Robinson), by Robert Bowyer Parkes, published by  Henry Graves, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D15243

Elizabeth Montagu (née Robinson)

by Robert Bowyer Parkes, published by Henry Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1867 (1775)
NPG D15243

Sir Henry Bate Dudley, 1st Bt, by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D14633

Sir Henry Bate Dudley, 1st Bt

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1868
NPG D14633

Mary Montagu, Duchess of Montagu, by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D14324

Mary Montagu, Duchess of Montagu

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1869
NPG D14324

Sarah Siddons (née Kemble), by Thomas Lewis Atkinson, published by  Henry Graves, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D14661

Sarah Siddons (née Kemble)

by Thomas Lewis Atkinson, published by Henry Graves, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1870
NPG D14661

'The Shepherd Boy', by George H. Every, published by  Henry Graves, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D14787

'The Shepherd Boy'

by George H. Every, published by Henry Graves, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1870
NPG D14787

Anne Stanhope (née Thistlethwaite), Countess of Chesterfield, by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D15217

Anne Stanhope (née Thistlethwaite), Countess of Chesterfield

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1870 (1777-1778)
NPG D15217

Johann Christian Fischer, by George H. Every, published by  Henry Graves, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D14194

Johann Christian Fischer

by George H. Every, published by Henry Graves, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1871 (circa 1780)
NPG D14194

George Kein Hayward Coussmaker, by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D34172

George Kein Hayward Coussmaker

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1874 (1782)
NPG D34172

George Bridges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney, by Richard Josey, published by  Henry Graves, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D14244

George Bridges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney

by Richard Josey, published by Henry Graves, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1874
NPG D14244

George Kein Hayward Coussmaker, by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D14405

George Kein Hayward Coussmaker

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1874 (1782)
NPG D14405

Jeffrey Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst, by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D15068

Jeffrey Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1874 (circa 1785)
NPG D15068

Harbord Harbord Suffield, 1st Baron Suffield, by Robert Bowyer Parkes, published by  Henry Graves, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D40894

Harbord Harbord Suffield, 1st Baron Suffield

by Robert Bowyer Parkes, published by Henry Graves, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1875 (1773)
NPG D40894

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07 October 2017, 18:40

I would date the Sandys portrait to about 1855.

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