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Hamo Thornycroft (1850-1925), Sculptor; son of Thomas Thornycroft and Mary Thornycroft

Sir (William) Hamo Thornycroft

Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sitter in 16 portraits
Artist of 4 portraits
Sir (William) Hamo Thornycroft trained in his father's studio and in 1869 entered the Royal Academy Schools, where he benefited from the teaching of Lord Leighton. In 1872 he travelled via France to Italy. In Paris he was impressed by the work of such nineteenth-century sculptors as Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, Francois Rude and Paul Dubois, and in Italy he particularly admired the work of the early Renaissance masters Ghiberti, Donatello and Verrocchio.

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Hamo Thornycroft

by Sir Leslie Ward
watercolour, pencil and Chinese white, 1891-1892
NPG 3933


Hamo Thornycroft

by Maull & Fox
albumen cabinet card, 1880s
NPG x12595


Hamo Thornycroft

by and published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, after Frank Dudman, for Joseph Parkin Mayall
photogravure, 1883, published 1884
NPG Ax27826


Hamo Thornycroft with his statue of Charles George Gordon

by F.W. Edwards
platinotype cabinet card, 15 October 1887
NPG x12594


Hamo Thornycroft

by Ralph Winwood Robinson, published by C. Whittingham & Co
platinum print, circa 1889, published 1892
NPG x7395


Hamo Thornycroft

by Done & Ball
albumen cabinet card, early 1890s
NPG x12596


The Alma-Tadema Banquet

by Fradelle & Young
carbon print, 4 November 1899
NPG x19022


Hamo Thornycroft

by Unknown photographer
bromide print, 1900s?
On display in Room 28 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG x1104


Hamo Thornycroft

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print in window mount, 1917
NPG x166747


Hamo Thornycroft

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, 1917
NPG x20703


Hamo Thornycroft

by Walter Stoneman
whole-plate glass negative, 1917
NPG x43681


Hamo Thornycroft

possibly by Richard William Thomas, published by Raphael Tuck & Sons
bromide postcard print, circa 1901
NPG x197699


Sir (William) Hamo Thornycroft ('Men of the Day. No. 533.')

by Sir Leslie Ward
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 20 February 1892
NPG D44582