© National Portrait Gallery, London
Probably Anthony Trollope or Henry Trollope
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3 1/2 in. x 2 5/8 in. (89 mm x 67 mm)
- Anthony Trollope (1815-1882), Novelist. Sitter associated with 27 portraits.
- Henry Trollope (1811-1834), Brother of Anthony Trollope. Sitter associated with 1 portrait.
It is not known whether this portrait depicts Anthony Trollope or his elder brother Henry, who in 1832 were 17 and 21 respectively. The absence of comparable portraits of either sitter at this early date makes it very difficult to confirm identification.
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