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Sir George Scharf (1820-1895), Artist and art historian; first Director of the National Portrait Gallery

Sitter in 79 portraits
Artist associated with 79 portraits
First secretary and Director of the National Portrait Gallery.

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1784

Florence Nightingale

by Sir George Scharf
pencil, 28 December 1857
NPG 1784

6050

John Gibson

by Sir George Scharf
pencil, 1860
NPG 6050

4053(5)

Sir George Scharf

by Sir George Scharf
pencil and watercolour, late 1870s?
NPG 4053(5)

2794

Thomas Carlyle

by Sir George Scharf
pen and ink, 1874
NPG 2794

D21675

Mary of Modena

by Sir George Scharf, after John Smith, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
pencil, circa 1857-1895 (1703)
NPG D21675

D22543

Jane Myddelton (nee Needham)

by Sir George Scharf, after Ignatius Joseph van den Berghe, after Silvester Harding
pen and ink, circa 1857-1895
NPG D22543

D22545

Detail of jewels from portrait of an unknown woman, formerly known as Mary, Queen of Scots

by Sir George Scharf, after Hans Eworth
pencil on tracing paper, circa 1857-1895 (1540s)
NPG D22545

D22544

Nicolas Boileau-Despreaux

by Sir George Scharf, after Francois Chereau the Elder, after Hyacinthe Rigaud
pen and ink, circa 1857-1895 (1716)
NPG D22544

D23295

Unknown woman, formerly known as Catherine, Countess of Desmond

by Sir George Scharf, after Francois-Germain Aliamet, after Unknown artist
pencil on tracing paper, circa 1857-1895
NPG D23295