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[George, Lord Byron.]
[George, Lord Byron.]
Painted by T. Holmes. Engraved by H.T. Ryall.
London, Published Septr. 1, 1835, (for Mr. Holmes) by F.G. Moon, Printseller to the King, 20 Threadneedle Street.
Stipple portrait, facsimile autograph letter from Byron to the artist Holmes below. India laid paper, 305 x 230mm. 12 x 9". Trimmed within plate, lacking title etc; the image a strong impression.
Interesting portrait of George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron (1788 - 1824), poet. In the facsimile mss., from the original letter dated May 18th 1823 in the possession of Byron's sister Mrs. Leigh, the great poet expresses his admiration for the likeness by miniature painter James Holmes (1777 - 1860), and requests an impression of the print.
NPG D8821.
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The Right Hon.ble George Gordon Byron. Lord Byron.
The Right Hon.ble George Gordon Byron. Lord Byron.
Painted and Drawn by J.s Holmes. Engraved by H. Meyer.
London, Published Nov.r 8th 1821, for the Proprietor by H. Meyer, 3 Red Lion Square, Bloomsb.y.
Stipple, rare. 380 x 275mm (15 x 11¾"). Trimmed to plate. Bit messy. Some image loss.
Portrait of Lord Byron (1780-1824), by miniaturist James Holmes (1777-1860), 'the last he sat for in England' as stated on the print, and published soon after Byron's death. In the year of publication Holmes became a founder member of the Society of British Artists, of which he was later made president.
NPG D19968.
[Ref: 44105]   £80.00   (£96.00 incl.VAT)
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[MacBeth & Witches.]
[MacBeth & Witches.]
[after James Holmes.]
[n.d., c.1800.]
Watercolour, coloured on both sides as a transparency. Sheet 350 x 290mm (13¾ x 11½").
Macbeth and Banquo visiting the witches, who are gathered around a cauldron on the left, with two skeletons in the bushes behind them. A watercolour copy of the mezzotint by Jehner after Holmes, published by Ackermann, 1799.
Ex: collections of the Spencer Sisters and the Hon. Christopher Lennox Boyd.
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H.G. Wood.
H.G. Wood. From a drawing by James Holmes Esq.r. This plate is by express permission dedicated most respectfully to the Members of the Reform Club by their faithful Servant Thomas Collins.
Engraved by W.H. Mote.
London, Thomas Collins, 170, Picadilly, Jan.y 23, 1842.
Engraving, printed on chine collé. Plate: 280 x 195mm (11 x 7¾''). Time staining.
A portrait of statesman and colonial adminstrator Henry George Ward (1797-1860) who was involved in the administration of Australia and New Zealand. He served as governor of Ceylon from 1855 and briefly as governor of Madras in 1860 until his death later that year.
[Ref: 50573]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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[Woman and Daughter.]
[Woman and Daughter.] [In pencil under image:] Never published intended as an illustration to a work by Lady Anna Ellice. With Mr. Holmes's very respectful compliments.
[After James Holmes]
[n.d. c.1830.]
Stipple and etching on chine colle rare, with very large margins, proof before letters. Plate 209 x 151mm (8¼ x 6").
A woman sat in a garden scene holding a guitar, a young girl sat to the right holding a flower; a table with a basket of flowers to right and a castle seen in the distance across a river. Attributed to Lady Hannah Ellice (1785-1832), wife of Edward Ellice, and daughter to Charles, 1st Earl of Grey.
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