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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Charles Robert Leslie (1794-1859), Painter and writer

A water-colour by A. E. Chalon was exhibited RA, 1849 and VE, 1892 (318), lent by the Rev B. Gibbons; a medallion by A. B. Wyon was exhibited RA, 1868 (1168); wax impressions of a medal by the same artist were exhibited RA, 1870 (1225); the finished medal, executed for the Art Union (example in NPG), was exhibited RA, 1872 (1494); there are several photographs in the NPG; a woodcut, after one by Mayall, was published ILN, XXXIV (1859), 509.

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.