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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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Giovanna Baccelli, by Richard Josey, published by  Henry Graves, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D14607

Giovanna Baccelli

by Richard Josey, published by Henry Graves, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1875
NPG D14607

Harbord Harbord Suffield, 1st Baron Suffield, by Robert Bowyer Parkes, published by  Henry Graves, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D14745

Harbord Harbord Suffield, 1st Baron Suffield

by Robert Bowyer Parkes, published by Henry Graves, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1875 (1773)
NPG D14745

Evelyn Herbert (née Stanhope), Countess of Carnarvon, by Richard Josey, after  Henry Graves - NPG D32691

Evelyn Herbert (née Stanhope), Countess of Carnarvon

by Richard Josey, after Henry Graves
mezzotint, published 1876
NPG D32691

Rachael Egerton (née Russell), Countess of Bridgewater, by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves, after  Thomas Gainsborough - NPG D15470

Rachael Egerton (née Russell), Countess of Bridgewater

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1876
NPG D15470

Emilia Mary ('Emily') Fitzgerald (née Lennox), Duchess of Leinster, by Robert Bowyer Parkes, published by  Henry Graves, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D15515

Emilia Mary ('Emily') Fitzgerald (née Lennox), Duchess of Leinster

by Robert Bowyer Parkes, published by Henry Graves, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1876 (1753-1755)
NPG D15515

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John Gibson Lockhart

by James Faed the Elder, published by Henry Graves, after Sir Francis Grant
mezzotint, published 31 January 1856
NPG D20218

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John Campbell, 5th Duke of Argyll

by Robert Bowyer Parkes, published by Henry Graves, after Thomas Gainsborough
mezzotint, published 1877
NPG D15047

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Betty Elzea

07 October 2017, 18:40

I would date the Sandys portrait to about 1855.

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