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Sydney Smith

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Sydney Smith, replica by Henry Perronet Briggs, 1840 (1833) - NPG 1475 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Sydney Smith

replica by Henry Perronet Briggs
oil on canvas, 1840 (1833)
50 1/4 in. x 40 1/4 in. (1276 mm x 1022 mm)
Given by Henry Thurstan Holland, 1st Viscount Knutsford, 1907
Primary Collection
NPG 1475

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  • Sydney Smith (1771-1845), Wit and Canon of St Paul's. Sitter associated with 9 portraits.

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Commissioned by Smith's old friend Hudson Gurney, the antiquary; a version of Brigg's portrait of 1833.

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