The seamstress

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A print after Romney’s portrait of Amy Lyon, mistress of The Honorable Charles Greville who, wanting a portrait of her, introduced her to Romney. She later became Emma, Lady Hamilton and still later, the mistress of Admiral Lord Nelson. She is shown in profile, in a bonnet with a blue ribbon, seated on a chair outdoors under a tree, head bent over her sewing. On the left in the distance, two sheep rest peacefully on the hillside.

  • Printmaker: Cheesman, Thomas, 1760-, printmaker.
  • Title: The seamstress [graphic] / G. Romney pinxit ; T. Cheesman sculpsit, pupil of F. Bartolozzi, R.A.
  • Created: [London] : [s.n.], [ca. 1787]

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Portraits H217a no.1

Acquired April 2013

Catherine of France presented to Henry V of England at the treaty of Troy…

Catherine of France presented to Henry V of England at the treaty of Troy

  • Author: Cardon, Anthony, 1772-1813, printmaker.
  • Title: Catherine of France presented to Henry V of England at the treaty of Troy / T. Stothard R.A. pinxt ; Anthny. Cardon sculpt.
  • Published: [London : Colnaghi & Co., 1799]

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Acquired March, 2011 by the Lewis Walpole Library.