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Thomas Cubitt

Thomas Cubitt, by Unknown artist,  -NPG 4613 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Thomas Cubitt

by Unknown artist
50 in. x 39 7/8 in. (1270 mm x 1013 mm)
NPG 4613

Physical descriptionback to top

Fresh complexion, bluish-grey eyes, grey hair. Dressed in a black stock and neck-tie, white shirt, and black waistcoat and suit, holding a rolled white document in his left hand. Seated in a green-covered armchair. Table at right covered with red cloth, inkpots and a piece of white paper. Most of background covered by deep red curtain. Wall at right various tones of greenish-grey and brown.

Provenanceback to top

By descent through the Cubitt family; presented by Cubitt Estates Ltd, 1968.


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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