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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 D13399 - © 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
11 1/4 in. x 7 3/4 in. (287 mm x 196 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1962
Reference Collection
NPG D13399


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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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