- Extended Catalogue Entry
by William Mulready
oil on canvas, circa 1835
8 1/2 in. x 6 5/8 in. (216 mm x 168 mm)
Given by Arthur A. Appleby, 1965
Sitterback to top
- William Mulready (1786-1863), Painter and illustrator. Sitter in 12 portraits, Artist associated with 5 portraits.
Artistback to top
- William Mulready (1786-1863), Painter and illustrator. Artist associated with 5 portraits, Sitter in 12 portraits.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Ormond, Richard, Early Victorian Portraits, 1973, p. 327
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 448
Events of 1835back to top
Current affairsLord Melbourne, Whig, becomes Prime Minister following Peel's resignation. Melbourne's government took steps to suppress trade union activity, introducing legislation against 'illegal oaths', contributing to the failure of Robert Owen's Grand National Consolidated Trades' Union.
Art and scienceFelix Dujardin, the French biologist, reveals protoplasm.
Work on the enlargement and remodelling of Buckingham House to designs by the architect John Nash is completed, creating Buckingham Palace.