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Queen Victoria

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Queen Victoria

by Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey
circa 1839
20 in. x 16 1/4 in. (508 mm x 413 mm)
NPG 316a(125)


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Inscribed in pencil (bottom right): Victoria

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This profile drawing, and the full-face drawing (316a(126)), executed by means of a 'camera lucida', are related to the marble bust of 1839 in the Royal Collection, of which a replica is in the NPG (NPG 1716).

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The artist, presented by the widow of one of his executors, Mrs George Jones, 1871.


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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