[Ladies Amabel and Jemima Yorke.]
Mezzotint. Proof impression before letters. Framed. Platemark: 507 x 355mm (20 x 14"). Unexamined out of frame. Excellent impression.
A double portrait of the ladies Yorke after Sir Joshua Reynolds, as children, in a garden beside a sphinx on a pedestal to the left. Lady Amabel Grey is standing to the left with a dove perched on her right hand, with Lady Mary Jemima running towards her holding another dove, with poodle at her heels. The children grew up to become; Amabel Hume-Campbell, Countess de Grey (1751-1833), the political writer and amateur artist, and Mary Jemima Robinson, known as Lady Grantham (1757-1830).
Hamilton: p.139. Russell: 61. CS: 61.
[Ref: 35736] £950.00