16 of 68 portraits by John Linnell
- Extended catalogue entry
Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue
by John Linnell
17 7/8 in. x 13 3/4 in. (454 mm x 349 mm)
Inscriptionback to top
Inscribed in pencil (bottom right): Dr Crotch
This portraitback to top
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.