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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Edwin Longsden Long (1829-1891), Painter

A drawing by P. Renouard of 1888 was exhibited Annual Exhibition, Royal Society of Portrait Painters, 1891 (III), and reproduced R. Quick, 'Life and Works of Edwin Long, R.A.' (Russell-Cotes Art Gallery, Bournemouth, 1931), p 45; another drawing by Renouard of 1888 is reproduced p 43; a marble bust by D. Trentacoste was exhibited RA, 1891 (2023); a photograph by P. Calamita is reproduced Art Journal (1891), p 222; two woodcuts, after photographs by C. Watkins, were published ILN, LXVIII (1876), 436, and Year-book of Celebrities (cutting in NPG); a woodcut from an unidentified newspaper of 1876 is in the NPG.


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.