Samuel Bagster the Elder

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Samuel Bagster the Elder, by John Linnell, circa 1852 - NPG 1816 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Samuel Bagster the Elder

by John Linnell
pencil and white chalk, circa 1852
17 3/8 in. x 11 in. (442 mm x 279 mm)
Purchased, 1918
Primary Collection
NPG 1816


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  • John Linnell (1792-1882), Painter. Artist associated with 67 portraits, Sitter in 8 portraits.

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In 1814 Bagster commissioned Linnell to produce illustrations for a new edition of Izaak Walton's Compleat Angler. They maintained a long friendship, and this drawing was made during a visit to Bagster's home in Windsor.

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