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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Thomas Landseer

by Charles Landseer
1825-1850
13 7/8 in. x 10 in. (352 mm x 254 mm)
NPG 1120


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Signed (bottom right): C. L. ARA
Inscribed below the signature: X/FS (the significance of this is not clear).

This portraitback to top

According to Ernest Leggatt and Algernon Graves, who had both known the sitter, this was an excellent portrait of him (letter of 17 March 1898 from the vendors, NPG archives).

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Leggatt Brothers, purchased from them, 1898.


This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: Richard Ormond, Early Victorian Portraits, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1973, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.

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