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Ford Madox Brown

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Ford Madox Brown

by Walker Hodgson
Black chalk and watercolour on cream wove paper, 1892
14 5/8 in. x 10 1/4 in. (372 mm x 260 mm)
NPG 4041(4)

Inscriptionback to top

Signed and dated in pencil lower left: ‘W.H. / 5[?].3.92.’;
inscr. middle left: ‘Note of the / painters / profile.’;
and inscr. in ink bottom right: ‘Ford Madox Brown’.

This portraitback to top

This image is part of a large sequence of portraits by (William) Walker Hodgson depicting figures associated with the arts.

The profile view is a useful addition to Brown’s iconography.

See NPG collection 4041(1–5).

Physical descriptionback to top

Two images: three-quarter-length, standing, full-face; and a left profile inset at lower left.

Provenanceback to top

Personal Service League 1934; purchased from Appleby Bros., Dec. 1957.

Reproductionsback to top

Newman & Watkinson 1991, fig.186.

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