John, 5th Earl Cawdor (1900-1970), by 1934, by family descent; sale, London, Sotheby's, 19 October 1981, lot 145
London, 1934, no. 1075
Barnett, 1995, pl. V, no. m
The sitters are the children of Lord George Cavendish, created 1st Earl of Burlington in 1831 and his wife Lady Elizabeth Compton, daughter and heir of the 7th Earl of Northampton.
Lady Anne married Lord Charles Fitzroy, younger son of the 4th Duke of Grafton in 1825, while Lord Henry married firstly in 1811, Sarah Fawkener, secondly in 1819, Frances Susan Howard, Lampton, and thirdly in 1873 Susanna Byrlie.
Slightly faded and one unaccountable fine dark line (3mm) in sky near Lady Anne's cap. "In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."