Sketch of 'The Mission of Mercy: Florence Nightingale receiving the Wounded at Scutari'

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Sketch of 'The Mission of Mercy: Florence Nightingale receiving the Wounded at Scutari', by Jerry Barrett, circa 1857 - NPG 2939a - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Sketch of 'The Mission of Mercy: Florence Nightingale receiving the Wounded at Scutari'

by Jerry Barrett
pen and ink, circa 1857
8 3/4 in. x 11 7/8 in. (222 mm x 301 mm)
Purchased, 1938
Primary Collection
NPG 2939a


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  • Jerry Barrett (1824-1906), Painter. Artist associated with 9 portraits, Sitter in 3 portraits.

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The art dealer Thomas Agnew, employed Jerry Barrett to travel to Scutari to paint Nightingale in the summer of 1856.

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  • NPG 6202: The Mission of Mercy: Florence Nightingale receiving the Wounded at Scutari (finished portrait)

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