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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

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

A self-portrait, showing Redgrave as a young man, was in the collection of John Oram, 1903; a painting by A. S. Cope is in the Aberdeen Art Gallery, exhibited RA, 1880 (324); a miniature by Mrs North was exhibited RA, 1872 (13); a terra-cotta bust by R. A. Ledward was exhibited RA, 1882 (1632); there are several photographs in the NPG, and two are reproduced as woodcuts ILN, XVIII (1851), 219, and Magazine of Art (1892), p 27.

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.