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Robert Vernon (1774-1849), Patron and art collector

Sitter in 1 portrait
Patron and art collector; made a large fortune as contractor for army horses during the Napoleonic wars and used it to form the Vernon Collection of pictures by living British artists which he gave to the nation in 1847.

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Robert Vernon

by George Jones, and Henry Collen
oil on panel, 1848
On display on the Staircase: First Floor Landing at Bodelwyddan Castle
NPG 4513