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Mary Grant


Artist associated with 4 portraits
Mary Grant was the niece of the painter Sir Francis Grant, president of the Royal Academy. She studied first in Florence then in Paris, and finally in England under J.H. Foley. The majority of Grant's work comprised portrait busts of many leading figures of the day. She also produced figures for the screen in Winchester Cathedral, an altar screen for a church in Kilburn, and figures for the porch of Lichfield Cathedral.

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Alfred, Lord Tennyson, by Mary Grant, after  Thomas Woolner - NPG 947

Alfred, Lord Tennyson

by Mary Grant, after Thomas Woolner
marble bust, 1893, based on a work of 1857
NPG 947

Henry Fawcett, by Mary Grant - NPG 1086

Henry Fawcett

by Mary Grant
plaster medallion, 1886
NPG 1086

Charles Stewart Parnell, by Mary Grant - NPG 1087

Charles Stewart Parnell

by Mary Grant
plaster cast of bust, 1892
On display in Room 21 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1087

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