Sir Francis Grant(1803-1878), Portrait painter and President of the Royal Academy; Trustee of the National Portrait Gallery
Sitter associated with 21 portraits
Artist associated with 102 portraits
Portrait painter; first made his reputation as a painter of sporting subjects; subsequently established himself as the most successful and fashionable portraitist of his time; elected President of the Royal Academy, 1866.
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