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Joseph Bonomi the Younger

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Joseph Bonomi the Younger, by Matilda Sharpe, 1868 -NPG 1477 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Joseph Bonomi the Younger

by Matilda Sharpe
19 3/4 in. x 15 7/8 in. (502 mm x 403 mm)
NPG 1477

Inscriptionback to top

Inscribed on the back of the canvas: Joseph Bonomi Esq./1868/Matilda Sharpe/pingebat

This portraitback to top

Presented at the same time as a portrait of Samuel Sharpe (NPG 1476), the father of the donors. Bonomi illustrated many of Sharpe's books on Egypt, and was a close friend.

Physical descriptionback to top

Florid complexion, pale brown eyes, grey hair. Dressed in dark stock, white shirt, dark grey coat. Background colour very dark grey.

Provenanceback to top

The artist, presented by her and her sister, Miss E. Sharpe, 1907.

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.

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