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Attributed to Andrea Soldi, 1703–1771, Italian, active in Britain (from ca. 1736)

Sir Robert and Lady Smyth with Their Son, Hervey

between 1738 and 1739
Oil on canvas
Support (PTG): 61 1/4 x 49 1/4 inches (155.6 x 125.1 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
apple | boy | child | conversation piece | costume | father | fingers | flower (plant) | gesture | group portrait | hands | husband | jewelry | man | mother | peach | portrait | son | tree | wife | woman
Associated People:
Smyth, Sir Robert (c. 1709-1783); 2nd Baronet of Isefield
Smyth, Sir Hervey (1734-1811); 3rd Baronet of Isefield
Hervey, Lady Louisa-Caroline-Isabella
Not on view

British Art at Yale, Apollo, v.105, no. 182, April 1977, pp. 243, 245, fig. 11, N5220 M552 A7 1977 OVERSIZE (YCBA) Published as April 1977 issue of Apollo; all of the articles may also be found in bound Apollo Volume [N1 A54 105:2 +]

Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, pp. 210-211, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

Roy C. Strong, The British portrait, 1660-1960, Antique Collectors' Club, Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1991, p. 146, pl. 133, ND1314 B743 1991 (YCBA)

Ellis Waterhouse, An Impressive Panorama of British Portraiture, Apollo, v. 105, no. 182, April 1977, pp. 243, 245, fig. 11, N1 A54 + (YCBA) Another copy of this article may be found in a separately bound and catalogued copy of this issue located on the Mellon Shelf [call number : N5220 M552 A7 1977 + (YCBA)]

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