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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Richard Redgrave (1804-1888), Painter and pioneer organiser of art education

Subject and landscape painter; painted chiefly genre and subject pictures, and landscapes; closely connected with the government schools of design; surveyor of the Crown pictures; with his brother, Samuel Redgrave, wrote an important history of English painting, and a dictionary of artists.

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.