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John Gibson

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

John Gibson

by John Partridge
9 3/8 in. x 7 1/4 in. (238 mm x 184 mm)
NPG 3944(32)

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Comparison with other portraits of Gibson, particularly the Kirkup drawing of 1821, leaves little doubt that this drawing does represent him. Both artist and sitter were in Rome in 1825.

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Purchased from the artist's collateral descendant, Mrs Ursula Richmond, 1955.

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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