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George Frederic Watts

11 of 42 portraits of George Frederic Watts

George Frederic Watts, by Alphonse Legros, 1895-1900 - NPG 1980 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

George Frederic Watts

by Alphonse Legros
bronze medal, 1895-1900
3 3/4 in. (91 mm) diameter
Given by Lady Fanny Holroyd, 1923
Primary Collection
NPG 1980


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  • George Frederic Watts (1817-1904), Painter and sculptor. Sitter in 42 portraits, Artist associated with 85 portraits.

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  • Alphonse Legros (1837-1911), Painter, sculptor and etcher. Artist associated with 10 portraits, Sitter in 30 portraits.

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This rough-hewn portrait of fellow artist G.F. Watts, with beard and characteristic skullcap, is part of Legros's series of great Victorians begun in 1881.

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