© National Portrait Gallery, London
Carlo Andrea, Count Pozzi di Borgo
by William Salter Click on the links below to find out more
oil on canvas, 1835-1839
21 in. x 17 in. (535 mm x 430 mm)
Bequeathed by William Dalziel Mackenzie, 1950
- William Salter (1804-1875), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 93 portraits.
- Walker, Richard, Regency Portraits, 1985, p. 59
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