John Smart presumably painted the present portrait of Lucy Burr following her marriage to Lieutenant General Daniel Burr on 26 April 1804. Lucy Burr was the second daughter of Thomas Parry, Esq. of Banstead, who was one of the Directors of the Honourable East India Company. Lucy passed away in 1805, the year after her marriage, leaving one daughter, Lucy Mary Anne. A sketch of Lucy Mary Anne Burr (1804-1884), later Mrs James Phillipps, on her fifth birthday, by Smart was sold Sotheby's, London, 4 July 1983, lot 205. For a miniature by John Smart of Lucy Parry's husband, Lieutenant General Daniel Burr, see lot 263.