- Extended Catalogue Entry
attributed to John Phillip
oil on canvas
20 1/2 in. x 22 1/2 in. (521 mm x 572 mm)
Sitterback to top
- John Phillip (1817-1867), Portrait and subject painter. Sitter in 11 portraits, Artist associated with 5 portraits.
Artistback to top
- John Phillip (1817-1867), Portrait and subject painter. Artist associated with 5 portraits, Sitter in 11 portraits.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Ormond, Richard, Early Victorian Portraits, 1973, p. 376
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 492
Events of 1850back to top
Current affairsCardinal Wiseman, a Catholic priest who had exerted a strong influence on the Oxford movement, is made a Cardinal and leader of the Catholic church in England, thus restoring Roman Catholic hierarchy in England.
Art and scienceDeath of poet laureate William Wordsworth; his great autobiographical poem The Prelude is published posthumously, famously charting the growth of the poet's mind.
Tennyson's In Memoriam is also published. A poignant record of his grief over the death of his friend Arthur Hallam, the poem also movingly questions the strength of faith in an increasingly scientific age.