Sir Humphry Davy, Bt

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Sir Humphry Davy, Bt, by Thomas Phillips, 1821 - NPG 2546 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Humphry Davy, Bt

by Thomas Phillips
oil on canvas, 1821
36 in. x 28 in. (914 mm x 711 mm)
Purchased, 1932
Primary Collection
NPG 2546

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  • Thomas Phillips (1770-1845), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 215 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.

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Painted for Davy's friend, John Lambton, later Earl of Durham, who had worked with him at Bristol as a student under the care of Dr Beddoes. In a frame of a type frequently used by Phillips, ornamented in a Regency foliage design in compo.

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