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Duchess of Cannizzaro

10 of 55 portraits by Edwin Landseer

Regency Portraits Catalogue

Duchess of Cannizzaro

by Edwin Landseer
circa 1830
6 3/8 in. x 4 1/2 in. (162 mm x 114 mm)
NPG 3097(5)

Inscriptionback to top

Inscribed in ink along the bottom (over pencil and not in Landseer's handwriting): Duchess of Canizaro [sic],/By Sir Edwin Landseer, and lower right in pencil, perhaps autograph: Landseer.

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The early history of these caricatures [NPG 3097(1-10)] is unknown. They may possibly have been in the Landseer sales at Christie's 8-15 May 1874, and Smith Son & Oakley 28 July 1874, where there were several lots of unspecified drawings. The dates c.1825-c.1835 are based on the costume and the apparent age of the sitters.

Provenanceback to top

Bought from Messrs Appleby Brothers, 6 February 1941.


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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