30 September 2005
George Henry Harlow (London 1787-1819)
Portrait of Miss Caroline Hopwood, half-length, in a purple and white dress
indistinctly inscribed 'Miss Caroline Hopwood aged 18 years second daughter of ... 1814 ... T Lawrence' (on the stretcher)
oil on canvas
30¼ x 25¼ in. (76.8 x 64.1 cm.)
D. Douglas collection, London, 1924-1926.
Charles Butler collection, 1 Connaught Place, Hyde Park.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 21 July 1989, lot 250.
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The sitter was probably one of the daughters of Robert Gregge Hopwood of Hopwood Hall, Lancashire and his wife, the Hon. Cecilia Byng, daughter of John, 5t Viscount Torrington.
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