Catherine Anne Grant

Francis Hargreaves


An engaging portrait of Catherine Grant in a white empire-line dress edged with lace, a gold brooch on her corsage and a blue wrap round her shoulders. Gilt metal frame glazed on the back to reveal plaited hair surmounted with the initials CG in monogram.

Catherine Anne Grant was born in 1805 and was the sister of the Scottish portrait painter and President of the Royal Academy, Sir Francis Grant.

Francis Hargreaves (1804-1877) was a second generation miniaturist having learned the art from his father. He worked mostly in and around the northern counties of England.

Item Ref. 5182

Size: framed, 75 x 62mm

Provenance: By family descent