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Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey

Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey

by Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey
after 1830
17 in. x 12 1/4 in. (432 mm x 311 mm)
NPG 316a(59)

Inscriptionback to top

Inscribed in pencil (lower right): Lord Grey

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There is no record of a bust of Grey by Chantrey to which this 'camera lucida' drawing could relate. The date is based on Grey's apparent age and a comparison with other portraits.

Provenanceback to top

The artist; George Jones RA (one of Chantrey's executors), presented by his wife, 1871.


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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