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John Flaxman

2 of 22 portraits of John Flaxman

John Flaxman, by Guy Head, 1792 - NPG 877 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

John Flaxman

by Guy Head
oil on canvas, 1792
29 1/4 in. x 23 3/4 in. (743 mm x 603 mm)
Given by T.R. Wilkinson, 1891
Primary Collection
NPG 877


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Sitterback to top

  • John Flaxman (1755-1826), Sculptor. Sitter in 22 portraits, Artist associated with 14 portraits.

Artistback to top

  • Guy Head (1753-1800). Artist associated with 9 portraits.

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Painted in Rome, where both Flaxman and Head were long resident.

Linked publicationsback to top

  • Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 220
  • 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. 68
  • Walker, Richard, Regency Portraits, 1985, p. 185

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