James Edward Oglethorpe

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James Edward Oglethorpe, by Alfred Edmund Dyer, after  William Verelst, circa 1927 (circa 1735-1736) - NPG 2153a - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

James Edward Oglethorpe

by Alfred Edmund Dyer, after William Verelst
oil on panel, feigned oval, circa 1927 (circa 1735-1736)
5 1/2 in. x 4 1/2 in. (140 mm x 114 mm)
Purchased, 1927
Primary Collection
NPG 2153a


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A copy made in about 1927 from the whole length standing figure of Oglethorpe in the group, 'The Georgia Council', by William Verelst, c.1735-36, formerly in the Shaftesbury family collection, and now belonging to the Winterthur Museum in Delaware. More detailed information on this portrait is available in a National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue, John Kerslake's Early Georgian Portraits (1977, out of print).

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