Sir George Scharf

1 portrait

Sir George Scharf, by John James Fisher, 6 February 1889 - NPG x22540 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Sir George Scharf

by John James Fisher
albumen cabinet card, 6 February 1889
4 3/8 in. x 3 3/8 in. (112 mm x 85 mm) image size, oval
Photographs Collection
NPG x22540


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  • Sir George Scharf (1820-1895), Artist and art historian; first Director of the National Portrait Gallery. Sitter in 79 portraits, Artist associated with 80 portraits.

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Photographed for Henry Jamyn Brooks in his studio, as an aide to depicting Scharf in his large painting, Private View of the Old Masters Exhibition, Royal Academy, 1888. The painting appears in the photograph's background.

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  • NPG 1833: Private View of the Old Masters Exhibition, Royal Academy, 1888 (appears within the portrait)