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Joseph Severn

2 of 3 portraits of Joseph Severn

Joseph Severn, by John Partridge, 1825 - NPG 3944(18) - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Joseph Severn

by John Partridge
pencil, 1825
9 3/8 in. x 7 1/4 in. (240 mm x 185 mm)
Purchased, 1955
Primary Collection
NPG 3944(18)


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  • Joseph Severn (1793-1879), Painter and Civil Servant. Sitter associated with 3 portraits, Artist associated with 14 portraits.

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  • John Partridge (1789-1872), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 41 portraits, Sitter in 3 portraits.

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In this rather theatrical portrait, Severn is shown wide-eyed and wrapped in a cloak.

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