10 Portraits in Shades of Grey

After the rich colours of the festive season, January seems to call for a plainer palette. So for our first Friday Fine Art of 2024 we thought you might enjoy our selection of fabulous portraits in 10 shades of grey! We’d love to know which work is your personal favourite.

1 (Lady Charlotte Boyle, Marchioness of Hartington by George Knapton) Chatsworth House
2 (Elizabeth Sidney) The Harley Foundation
3 (William Linley by Sir Thomas Lawrence) The Dulwich Gallery
4 Portrait of a Lady, Nostell Priory
5 (Self-Portrait of Joshua Reynolds) The Royal Collection
6 (Elizabeth Milbanke, Viscountess Melbourne by Richard Cosway) @royalcollectiontrust 7 (Joan Thornbury by Hans Eworth) seen at Holburne Museum,Bath.
8 (Margaret Stuart, Countess of Nottingham by Paul van Somer) Harley Foundation
9 (Lady Elizabeth and Henrietta Finch) at Kenwood House. English Heritage
10 (A Girl at a Window by Louis-Léopold Boilly). National Gallery