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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sir Martin Archer Shee (1769-1850), Portrait painter and President of the Royal Academy

A drawing by T. Bridgford of c.1841 is in the Irish NPG, reproduced as a woodcut Art Journal (1849), p 12, engraved by H. Griffiths, published J. McGlashan, Dublin, 1846 (example in NPG), for the Dublin University Magazine; a drawing by C. Vogel is in the Küpferstichkabinett, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Dresden; an anonymous etching was published 1834 (example in NPG), for Arnold's Magazine of the Fine Arts.

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.