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Mary Grant (1831-1908)

Artist associated with 4 portraits
Mary Grant was the niece of the painter Sir Francis Grant, president of the Royal Academy. She studied first in Florence then in Paris, and finally in England under J.H. Foley. The majority of Grant's work comprised portrait busts of many leading figures of the day. She also produced figures for the screen in Winchester Cathedral, an altar screen for a church in Kilburn, and figures for the porch of Lichfield Cathedral.

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Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson

by Mary Grant, after Thomas Woolner
marble bust, 1893 (1857)
NPG 947


Sir Francis Grant

by Mary Grant
plaster cast of bust, 1866
NPG 1088


Henry Fawcett

by Mary Grant
plaster medallion, 1886
NPG 1086


Charles Stewart Parnell

by Mary Grant
plaster cast of bust, 1892
On display in Room 21 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1087