Lady Smyth and her Children

Francesco Bartolozzi, 21 Sep 1727 - 7 Mar 1815



Lady Smyth and her Children

Francesco Bartolozzi 21 Sep 1727 - 7 Mar 1815

Summary

Portrait of a woman and three children. Woman seated to the left, looking to the right wearing black gauze gown and large black hat with white feathers. Children to the right, two older girls and a young boy. The girls are holding the boy aloft. Girl to the right has dark brown hair in ringletts and faces to the right. Girl to the left of the group has blonde curly hair and is turning to face the boy. Landscape background with two columns to the left. Quotation in open etched letters. Sitter: Lady Charlotte Sophia Smith (British, died 1823) and her children George Henry, Louisa and Charlotte. This is one of a pair of prints. The accompanying print is 'Countess of Harrington and her Children' see 1945.45. It is a stipple engraving printed in colour and published 15 March 1789 by M. Bovi.


Object Name

Lady Smyth and her Children

Creators Name

Francesco Bartolozzi

Date Created

about 1800

Dimensions

framed: 44.8cm x 36cm

accession number

1945.53

Support

paper

Medium

engraving (stipple)


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