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Ellen Terry as Lady Macbeth

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Ellen Terry as Lady Macbeth, replica by John Singer Sargent, 1906 (1889) - NPG 2273 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Ellen Terry as Lady Macbeth

replica by John Singer Sargent
oil on canvas, 1906 (1889)
34 in. x 28 1/2 in. (863 mm x 725 mm) overall
Purchased, 1928
Primary Collection
NPG 2273

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  • John Singer Sargent (1856-1925), Portrait and landscape painter and muralist. Artist associated with 72 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.

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Sargent painted this second, grisaille version of his sketch for reproduction in Ellen Terry's golden jubilee programme of 12 June 1906. 'You must think of me as one of the people bowing down to you in the picture', he wrote to Terry.

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