George William Frederick Villiers, 4th Earl of Clarendon

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George William Frederick Villiers, 4th Earl of Clarendon, by Carlo Pellegrini, 1869 - NPG 6748 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

George William Frederick Villiers, 4th Earl of Clarendon

by Carlo Pellegrini
pencil and watercolour, 1869
11 3/4 in. x 7 in. (300 mm x 178 mm)
Purchased with funding from the Elizabeth Weisz Fund, 2006
Primary Collection
NPG 6748


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  • Carlo Pellegrini (1839-1889), 'Ape'; caricaturist. Artist associated with 351 portraits, Sitter in 4 portraits.

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This caricature was published in 1869 in the magazine, Vanity Fair, as the 12th in a series of images of British statesman, with the caption, 'To say that he is the best foreign minister in the country is not much as foreign ministers go; but as times go it is a great deal'.