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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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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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