12 of 21 portraits on display in Room 27 at the National Portrait Gallery
by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt
marble bust, circa 1884
28 in. (711 mm) high
Bequeathed by Herbert Spencer, 1904
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Sitterback to top
- Herbert Spencer (1820-1903), Philosopher, social theorist and sociologist. Sitter in 22 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt (1834-1890), Sculptor. Artist associated with 33 portraits, Sitter associated with 15 portraits.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 580