9 of 21 portraits on display in Room 27 at the National Portrait Gallery
by Edward (Edouard) Lanteri
14 1/4 in. (362 mm) high
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Artistback to top
- Edward (Edouard) Lanteri (1848-1917), Sculptor. Artist of 6 portraits, Sitter in 3 portraits.
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Born in Kassel, Germany, Mond moved to Britain in 1867 and became one of the foremost industrial chemists of his period. He developed the mass production of alkali for the textile industry and, later, ammonia, 'Mond gas' and nickel. He spent part of his large fortune on a collection of early Italian art which he bequeathed to the National Gallery.
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- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 435