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Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.') (1844-1925), Cartoonist and journalist

By other artists
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1890
Watercolour by Liborio Prosperi (‘Lib’); see NPG 3278.

c.1890s
Watercolour by ?‘ELP’ (monogram), Our Special Artist, whole-length, standing, profile to left, bearded, wearing top hat, in front of easel with faintly sketched caricature inscribed ‘Suppressed’, to right a classical-style bust on plinth whose moustache may represent sitter full-face and hatless; coll. London Stock Exchange. Repr. Hennessy 2001, p.70.

1900
Oil on canvas, 513 x 664mm, by Alexander Carruthers Gould, signed and dated, half-length, profile to right, seated at desk drawing in sketchbook, cigarette in left hand; Royal Albert Memorial M., Exeter, 46/1925/45.

1908
Oil on canvas by Reginald G. Jennings, initialled, long half-length to left, full-face, left hand in jacket pocket, sheet of paper in right hand; coll. Gladstone L. Trustees, National Liberal Club, London (‘Presented by subscribers’).

c.1908
Pen and ink caricature drawing, 176 x 112mm, by Max Beerbohm, profile, holding cigarette; U. of Texas at Austin, 1.7 65.224.5. Ref. Hart-Davis 1972, no.622, p.69.

Crayon sketch on sheet 322 x 222mm, by Max Beerbohm, head only with three others; U. of Texas at Austin, 1.39 65.224.44.

Crayon sketch on sheet 386 x 360mm, by Max Beerbohm, with eight other figures including Lord Curzon and Little Tich; U. of Texas at Austin, 5.16 65.224.76b.

1910
Two pen and ink caricature drawings by L.J. Binns:
(a) signed by artist and inscr. by sitter ‘Yours very truly / FCarruthers Gould’, half-length behind table, drawing ?Japanese characters, Westminster Gazette to right; Billy Rose Theatre Coll., New York PL, Digital Gallery ID 1628843.
(b) initialled by artist and inscr. by sitter ‘FCarruthers Gould’, head-and-shoulders, full-face, no spectacles, spotted tie; Billy Rose Theatre Coll., New York PL, Digital Gallery ID 1628844.

1919
Chalk drawing by Edmond Xavier Kapp; see NPG 3315.

1920s
Oil on canvas, 356 x 457mm, by Alexander Carruthers Gould; untraced. Mentioned in correspondence to the Gallery (NPG RP 3315), this does not seem to be the same work as that listed above, ‘1900’.


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before 1897
Photograph by James Russell & Sons, head-and-shoulders, full-face, eyes to left, waxed moustache and large black-and-white checked tie. Engr. by AR Co. repr. The Year’s Art 1897, facing p.32.

before July 1898
Platinum print, 206 x 162mm, by (John) Benjamin Stone, signed and inscr. by sitter ‘F.Carruthers Gould / Westminster Gazette July 1898’, whole-length, standing holding hat and rolled umbrella, outside Members’ Entrance to Terrace, Houses of Parliament, Westminster; NPG x44686.

1902
Half-plate neg., 158 x 113mm, by George Charles Beresford, head-and-shoulders, eyes looking to right; NPG x6508.

c.1903
Platinum print, 154 x 109mm, by (Mary) Olive Edis (Mrs Galsworthy), three-quarter-length, seated, sketching at sloping desk to left, head towards camera; NPG x13811.

Bromide print, 149 x 100mm, by (Mary) Olive Edis (Mrs Galsworthy) and Katharine Legat (née Edis), three-quarter-length, standing to front, holding framed caricature; NPG x13812.

before 1906
Photograph by unidentified photographer, half-length to right, seated at desk, holding pen, sketches scattered around. Repr. with facsimile signature in Watson [1903].

before 1916
Bromide print, 200 x 145mm, by James Russell & Sons, half-length, standing, slightly turned to left, cigarette in mouth; NPG x166082. Repr. Vanity Fair, May 1916, p.74.

Dr Jan Marsh