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James Martineau

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James Martineau, replica by George Frederic Watts, 1873 (1873) - NPG 1251 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

James Martineau

replica by George Frederic Watts
oil on canvas, 1873 (1873)
25 7/8 in. x 21 in. (657 mm x 533 mm)
Given by George Frederic Watts, 1900
Primary Collection
NPG 1251


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  • James Martineau (1805-1900), Unitarian minister and writer. Sitter in 11 portraits.

Artistback to top

  • George Frederic Watts (1817-1904), Painter and sculptor. Artist associated with 85 portraits, Sitter in 42 portraits.

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A replica of the portrait commissioned by Martineau's old pupils at Manchester New College. Watts expressed pleasure in painting 'so good and distinguished a man as Mr. Martineau'.

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  • NPG D38299: James Martineau (based on same portrait)

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