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'Absolute wisdom, or Queen's owl. Taken from a wood' (Sir Matthew Wood, 1st Bt)

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'Absolute wisdom, or Queen's owl. Taken from a wood' (Sir Matthew Wood, 1st Bt), by and published by Richard Dighton, circa 1817-1825 - NPG D4902 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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'Absolute wisdom, or Queen's owl. Taken from a wood' (Sir Matthew Wood, 1st Bt)

by and published by Richard Dighton
hand-coloured etching, circa 1817-1825
12 7/8 in. x 8 3/8 in. (327 mm x 213 mm)
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D4902


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  • Richard Dighton (1795-1880), Portrait painter and caricaturist. Artist associated with 268 portraits, Sitter associated with 1 portrait.

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  • NPG D13399: 'Absolute wisdom, or Queen's owl. Taken from a wood' (Sir Matthew Wood, 1st Bt) (impression from same plate as)
  • NPG D13489: 'Absolute wisdom, or Queen's owl. Taken from a wood' (Sir Matthew Wood, 1st Bt) (impression from same plate as)

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