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Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke, 2nd Bt

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Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke, 2nd Bt, by William Strang, 1908 - NPG 3819 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke, 2nd Bt

by William Strang
pencil, 1908
16 1/8 in. x 11 3/4 in. (410 mm x 298 mm)
Bequeathed by the sitter's niece, Gertrude Mary Tuckwell, 1952
Primary Collection
NPG 3819

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  • William Strang (1859-1921), Painter and etcher. Artist associated with 65 portraits, Sitter in 11 portraits.

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Strang's drawing was made as Dilke's Grillion's Club portrait, fulfilling a tradition of the club that each member should have their likeness made. Strang wrote to Dilke in July 1907 saying that 'there is no one I am more anxious to do successfully than yourself' but the sitting for this drawing had to wait until March 1908.

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