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'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846'

5 of 47 portraits of George Hamilton Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen

'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846', by John Partridge, circa 1846 - NPG 343a - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846'

by John Partridge
oil on paper, circa 1846
18 3/4 in. x 33 7/8 in. (476 mm x 860 mm)
Given by John Partridge, 1872
Primary Collection
NPG 343a

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  • John Partridge (1789-1872), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 41 portraits, Sitter in 3 portraits.

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Appointed by the government in 1841 to consider the decoration of the new Houses of Parliament, the Commission organised competitions, and subsequently ordered frescoes, statues and other works of art from a wide range of artists. This is a study for Partridge's large picture of the Fine Arts Commissioners.

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  • NPG 342: The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846 (finished work)

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