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Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt

(1834-1890), Sculptor

Sitter in 16 portraits
Artist associated with 33 portraits
Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm worked initially as a medallist in his native city of Vienna. He was so successful when he exhibited his medals at the Exhibition of 1862 that he determined to abandon the execution of coins and medals and to concentrate instead on portrait busts and statuettes, chiefly equestrian. The large statue of Queen Victoria, executed in marble (1869) for Windsor Castle, and the monument of the Duke of Kent in St George's chapel, were his earliest great works. In 1881 he was appointed sculptor in ordinary to the queen. Boehm executed the equestrian statue of the Duke of Wellington at Hyde Park Corner, and designed the coinage for the Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1887.

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Arthur Penrhyn Stanley, by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt - NPG 867

Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt
plaster cast of monument in Westminster Abbey, 1882
NPG 867

Charles Darwin, by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt - NPG 761

Charles Darwin

by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt
terracotta bust, 1883
NPG 761

Henry Smith, by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt - NPG 787

Henry Smith

by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt
terracotta bust, 1883
NPG 787

Archibald Campbell Tait, by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt - NPG 859

Archibald Campbell Tait

by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt
plaster cast of bust, 1883
NPG 859

Arnold Toynbee, by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt - NPG 2486

Arnold Toynbee

by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt
plaster cast of medallion, after 1883
NPG 2486

Garnet Joseph Wolseley, 1st Viscount Wolseley, by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt - NPG 1840

Garnet Joseph Wolseley, 1st Viscount Wolseley

by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt
bronze bust, 1883
NPG 1840

Herbert Spencer, by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt - NPG 1359

Herbert Spencer

by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt
marble bust, circa 1884
NPG 1359

Charles George Gordon, by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt - NPG 864

Charles George Gordon

by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt
plaster cast of bust, circa 1885
NPG 864

Sir Stafford Henry Northcote, 1st Earl of Iddesleigh, by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt - NPG 861

Sir Stafford Henry Northcote, 1st Earl of Iddesleigh

by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt
plaster cast of head, 1887
NPG 861

Queen Victoria, by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt - NPG 858

Queen Victoria

by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt
plaster cast of bust, circa 1887
NPG 858

(William) Edward Hartpole Lecky, by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt - NPG 1360

(William) Edward Hartpole Lecky

by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt
terracotta bust, circa 1890
NPG 1360

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Samuel Johnson

by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt
clay bust, 1881
NPG 621a

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