Lowell Libson & Jonny Yarker Ltd

  • Pencil
  • 5 ¾ × 5 ⅞ inches · 146 × 150 mm
  • Signed, inscribed and dated on the backing sheet: 'Portrait of H. Hope/Thos. Hope del 1803/ Naples'


  • Louisa Hope (1791-1851), wife of the artist; 
  • By whom gifted to Emily Susan Drummond (1809-1878);  
  • William Drummond, F.S.A., to 2016.

Private collection, UK


  1. Pacetti records Henry visiting his studio on 14 and 16 December, 1795, see: Giornale di Vincenzo Pacetti dall’anno 1773 fino all’anno 1803’ Rome, Bibliotheca Alessandrina, MS.321. See: See: G. Waywell, The Lever and Hope Sculptures; Ancient Sculptures in the Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight and A Catalogue of the Ancient Sculptures in the Hope Collection, London and Deepdene, Berlin, 1986, Part II, no.6 called ‘Statue of Dionysus and idol’ and ‘Statuette of Standing Hermaphrodite’ Part I, cat. no. 2.