A full length portrait of the artist's second daughter, Anne Emily Sophia (always known as Daisy), painted shortly before her marriage to Colonel William Markham.
Daisy Grant, Mrs Markham by Sir Francis Grant, 1857
© Scottish National Gallery
- Oil on canvas
- 223.5 x 132.3 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £60,000 ( Total: £240,000)
- Acquired in:
- Private vendor
He depicts her walking through a snowy landscape and stopping momentarily before the viewer. The picture can be considered a demonstration of paternal affection and as a deliberate show piece. This work was acquired with assistance from the Wolfson Foundation.
By descent in the artist's family; Christie's, 2001; private collector.