Sir Francis Grant
- Extended catalogue entry
Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue
Sir Francis Grant
by Sir Francis Grant
29 7/8 in. x 24 7/8 in. (759 mm x 631 mm)
Inscriptionback to top
A label referring to the 1887 exhibition was formerly on the back of the picture.
This portraitback to top
The date is based on costume, the apparent age of the sitter, and comparison with other self-portraits.
Physical descriptionback to top
Healthy complexion, greenish-grey eyes, brown hair and whiskers. Dressed in a dark green stock, white shirt, black coat and waistcoat, gold and amber stock-pin, and gold chain. Background colour dark brown.
Provenanceback to top
The artist; by descent to his son, Colonel Frank Grant, and presented by his sister, Miss Elizabeth Catherine Grant, 1901.
Exhibitionsback to top
Royal Jubilee Exhibition, Manchester, 1887 (646); VE, 1892 (179).
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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