Maria, Lady Callcott

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Maria, Lady Callcott, by Sir Thomas Lawrence, 1819 - NPG 954 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Maria, Lady Callcott

by Sir Thomas Lawrence
oil on canvas, 1819
23 1/2 in. x 19 1/2 in. (597 mm x 495 mm)
Bequeathed by Elizabeth (née Rigby), Lady Eastlake, 1894
Primary Collection
NPG 954

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  • Maria, Lady Callcott (1785-1842), Writer; former wife of Thomas Graham, and later wife of Sir Augustus Wall Callcott. Sitter in 1 portrait.

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  • Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830), Portrait painter, collector and President of the Royal Academy. Artist associated with 683 portraits, Sitter in 25 portraits.

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This portrait of Fanny was painted for the book: 'a dreadful consumer of time'. Painted in Rome in Eastlake's studio, the work of two hours, and exchanged by Lawrence for some of Eastlake's sketches of Roman scenes.

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