Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue
Stephen Pearce (1819-1904), Portrait and equestrian painter
Self-portraitback to top
Oil on canvas; see NPG 1381.
The prime portrait of Pearce.
By other artistsback to top
Sculpture by J. Edwards; untraced. Exh. RA 1858 (1229). 
Photographsback to top
Albumen print by unidentified photographer, vignette, head-and-shoulders to right; carte-de-visite size (signed on reverse) NPG Ax14909. This is the only known photograph and it is earlier than the self-portrait.
1) Probably Joseph Edwards (1814–82), Welsh sculptor, exh. RA 1838–78. ‘No.1229 Stephen Pearce’ was almost certainly a portrait of the artist, who by the 1850s was a public figure.