© National Portrait Gallery, London
Thomas Wilde, 1st Baron Truro
by George Zobel, after Sir Francis Grant Click on the links below to find out more
mezzotint, published 1851
20 1/8 in. x 15 3/4 in. (511 mm x 400 mm) plate size; 21 1/4 in. x 16 1/2 in. (540 mm x 419 mm) paper size
Given by Serjeants' Inn, 1877
- Sir Francis Grant (1803-1878), Portrait painter and President of the Royal Academy. Artist associated with 101 portraits, Sitter associated with 22 portraits.
- George Zobel (1810-1881), Printmaker. Artist associated with 51 portraits.
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