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William Crotch

Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

William Crotch

by John Linnell
circa 1839
17 7/8 in. x 13 3/4 in. (454 mm x 349 mm)
NPG 1813

Inscriptionback to top

Inscribed in pencil (bottom right): Dr Crotch

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Closely related to the water-colour above, except that it is in reverse, and is much less finished.

Physical descriptionback to top

Florid complexion and brown eyes.

Provenanceback to top

The artist; purchased from the Linnell sale, Christie's, 15 March 1918 (lot 82).


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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