1 of 11 portraits of 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
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Sitterback to top
- 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 41 portraits.
This portraitback to top
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'.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Ormond, Richard, Early Victorian Portraits, 1973, p. 305
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 415