5 of 505 portraits of Queen Victoria
replica by Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey
marble bust, 1841 (1839)
27 3/4 in. (705 mm) high
Purchased with help from George Harland Peck, 1913
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Sitterback to top
- Queen Victoria (1819-1901), Reigned 1837-1901. Sitter associated with 505 portraits, Artist associated with 5 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey (1781-1841), Sculptor. Artist associated with 267 portraits, Sitter in 11 portraits.
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This replica of Chantrey's bust of 1839 was presented by the Queen to Sir Robert Peel in 1846.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Bayly, Christopher, The Raj: India and the British 1600-1947, 1990 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 19 October 1990 - 17 March 1991), p. 332
- Ormond, Richard, Early Victorian Portraits, 1973, p. 478
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 634
See this portrait
On display in Room 21 at the National Portrait Gallery
Exhibitions and displays
- Simon Schama’s Face of Britain
Until 4 January 2016