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Sir Francis Grant

Sir Francis Grant, by Mary Grant, 1866 -NPG 1088 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sir Francis Grant

by Mary Grant
1866
26 1/2 in. (673 mm) high
NPG 1088

Inscriptionback to top

Incised on one side of the base: MARY GRANT./1866 Sc.

This portraitback to top

This plaster cast is closely related to the marble bust of Grant by Miss Grant, exhibited RA, 1866 (878), and presented by her to the Royal Academy in 1876. Miss Grant was the niece of the sitter. Another smaller bust by Miss Grant is also in the Royal Academy.

Provenanceback to top

The artist, purchased from her, 1897.


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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