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Sir Marc Isambard Brunel

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Sir Marc Isambard Brunel, by William Brockedon, circa 1834 -NPG 2515(28) - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Sir Marc Isambard Brunel

by William Brockedon
circa 1834
14 x 10 1/4 in. (356 x 260 mm)
NPG 2515(28)

Inscriptionback to top

Inscribed later in pencil: 18-10-8.

This portraitback to top

The drawing is accompanied in the Brockedon Album by a letter from Brunel dated 22 May 1834 authorising the artist and his son to enter Portsmouth Dockyard. The date 1834 accords with other drawings in the Album and the date inscribed by another hand is evidently mistaken.

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Head and shoulders seated to left wearing glasses, aged about 65.


This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: Richard Walker, Regency Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, 1985, 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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