Edmund Lyons, 1st Baron Lyons

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Edmund Lyons, 1st Baron Lyons, by George Frederic Watts, 1856-1857 - NPG 685 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Edmund Lyons, 1st Baron Lyons

by George Frederic Watts
oil on canvas, 1856-1857
24 in. x 19 7/8 in. (610 mm x 505 mm)
Given by George Frederic Watts, 1883
Primary Collection
NPG 685

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  • George Frederic Watts (1817-1904), Painter and sculptor. Artist associated with 90 portraits, Sitter in 43 portraits.

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This portrait was painted in Constantinople. Watts visited the city in the winter of 1856-7 to secure a permit in connection with an archaeological expedition and, while there, made the acquaintance of Lyons.

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