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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Elizabeth (née Rigby), Lady Eastlake (1809-1893), Journalist and writer on art

A painting by Sir W. Boxall of c.1850 is reproduced M. Lutyens, Millais and the Ruskins (1967), facing p 210; a painting by J. R. Swinton was exhibited RA, 1857 (411), and a drawing by the same artist of 1863, RA, 1869 (802); a marble bust by W. Theed was exhibited RA, 1854 (1497); there is an anonymous engraving in the NPG; a photograph by D. O. Hill (with her mother) (example in NPG) is reproduced H. Schwarz, David Octavius Hill (1932), plate 18; a photograph by J. Watkins is reproduced The Lady's Own Paper, 9 March 1867, p 241; an anonymous photograph is in the NPG (inserted in a copy of Journals and Correspondence of Lady Eastlake).


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.