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William Mulready; Charles Robert Leslie

William Mulready; Charles Robert Leslie, by Charles West Cope, circa 1862 -NPG 3182(5) - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

William Mulready; Charles Robert Leslie

by Charles West Cope
circa 1862
6 3/4 in. x 4 1/4 in. (171 mm x 109 mm)
NPG 3182(5)

Inscriptionback to top

Inscribed (centre left): W. My. and (lower right): C. Leslie and (top centre): 24/2/48 width
On the reverse is a pencil drawing of Sir Charles Eastlake, inscribed (top centre): Sir C Eastlake and (centre left): E.t.c[?]

This portraitback to top

Cope presumably made these sketches at the Royal Academy schools. What Cope's calculation refers to is unknown.

Provenanceback to top

The artist; his sale, Christie's, 22 June 1894 (probably lot 27), bought J. P. Heseltine; purchased from Sotheby's, 24 May 1944 (lot 19).


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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