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Edward Law, 1st Earl of Ellenborough

5 of 32 portraits on display in Room 22 at the National Portrait Gallery

Edward Law, 1st Earl of Ellenborough, by Frederick Richard Say, circa 1845 - NPG 1805 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Edward Law, 1st Earl of Ellenborough

by Frederick Richard Say
oil on canvas, circa 1845
56 in. x 44 in. (1422 mm x 1118 mm)
Given by H.G. Boston, 1918
Primary Collection
NPG 1805

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Ellenborough wears the Star and Ribbon of the Bath, awarded him in 1844. Like Say's portraits of Derby and Newcastle, this was painted for Sir Robert Peel's 'Statemen's Gallery'. It retains its original frame.

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  • Hulme, Graham; Buchanan, Brian; Powell, Kenneth, The National Portrait Gallery: An Architectural History, 2000, p. 17
  • Ormond, Richard, Early Victorian Portraits, 1973, p. 158
  • Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 204
  • Simon, Jacob, The Art of the Picture Frame: Artists, Patrons and the Framing of Portraits in Britain, 1997 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 8 November 1996 - 9 February 1997), p. 116