by Francis Nicholson
oil on canvas, circa 1837
29 3/4 in. x 24 7/8 in. (755 mm x 632 mm)
Bequeathed by John Francis Wrangham Hardy, 1993
Sitterback to top
- Francis Nicholson (1753-1844), Watercolour painter. Sitter in 2 portraits, Artist of 1 portrait.
Artistback to top
- Francis Nicholson (1753-1844), Watercolour painter. Artist of 1 portrait, Sitter in 2 portraits.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 459
Events of 1837back to top
Current affairsThe controversial monarch William IV dies of pneumonia in June leaving no legitimate heirs, and is succeeded to the throne by his niece Victoria, one month after her eighteenth birthday.
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