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Sir Anthony Cleasby

Sir Anthony Cleasby, by Sir Leslie Ward, study in reverse pose for drawing published in Vanity Fair 5 February 1876 -NPG 2897 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sir Anthony Cleasby

by Sir Leslie Ward
study in reverse pose for drawing published in Vanity Fair 5 February 1876
12 1/2 in. x 8 in. (318 mm x 203 mm)
NPG 2897

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A study in reverse for NPG 2701. The costume is different.

Physical descriptionback to top

Healthy complexion, grey wig, black legal costume.

Provenanceback to top

Viscount Ullswater, presented by him, 1936.


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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