by Edward Petre Novello
oil on canvas, early 1830s
30 1/8 in. x 25 1/4 in. (765 mm x 641 mm)
Bequeathed by the sitter's great-granddaughter, Contessa Bona Gigliucci, 1983
Sitterback to top
- Vincent Novello (1781-1861), Organist, composer and arranger of music. Sitter in 3 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Edward Petre Novello (1813-1836), Painter. Artist or producer associated with 4 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 465
Events of 1830back to top
Current affairsGeorge IV dies at Windsor on 26 June; William IV succeeds to the throne.
Duke of Wellington resigns as Prime Minister to be succeeded by Earl Grey.
'Captain Swing' disturbances among agricultural districts in southern England. Taking their name from a mythical leader, hundreds of labourers break the threshing machines that threaten their winter employment.
Art and scienceLiverpool and Manchester Railway opens; MP William Huskisson is run down by a train and killed at the inaugural ceremony.
William Cobbett publishes Rural Rides; a nostalgic tribute to the English countryside which expresses dismay at the sweeping changes taking place.
InternationalJuly Revolution in France overthrows the Bourbon dynasty. Charles X goes into exile in England and Louis Philippe, Duc d'Orleans is proclaimed King by the Chamber of Deputies who fear European opposition to the declaration of a second Republic.
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