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Ludwig Mond (1839-1909), Chemist and art collector

Sitter in 3 portraits
Chemist, industrialist and art collector; born in Kassel, Germany, Mond moved to Britain in 1867 and became one of the foremost industrial chemists of his period. He developed the mass production of alkali for the textile industry and, later, ammonia, 'Mond gas' and nickel. He spent part of his large fortune on a collection of early Italian art which he bequeathed to the National Gallery.

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Ludwig Mond

by Edward (Edouard) Lanteri
bronze statuette
On display in Room 27 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6359


Ludwig Mond

by Solomon Joseph Solomon
oil on canvas, circa 1909
NPG 3053


Ludwig Mond

by Edward (Edouard) Lanteri
bronze plaque, 1909
NPG 4511