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Bernhard Smith (1820-1885)

Artist of 2 portraits
Bernhard Smith, sculptor and painter, was in London. He joined the Antique School of the Royal Academy of Arts in 1840 and later that year enrolled at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. By 1851 Smith had exhibited nineteen works at the Royal Academy and was involved with the Pre-Raphaelite movement. He emigrated to Australia in 1852.

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Sir John Richardson

by Bernhard Smith
plaster cast of medallion, 1842
On display in Room 23 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 888

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Sir James Clark Ross

by Bernhard Smith
plaster cast of medallion, 1843
On display in Room 23 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 887