- Extended catalogue entry
© National Portrait Gallery, London
Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue
attributed to Gilbert Stuart Newton
8 7/8 in. x 6 3/4 in. (225 mm x 171 mm)
Inscriptionback to top
Inscribed in one hand (lower right): Hallam and in another hand (below): Author of the/Middle Ages
This portraitback to top
This drawing was attributed to Newton by the donor, but his reasons for doing so are not known. There is however little reason to doubt it on grounds of style. It was purchased at the same time as several other portrait drawings from the same collection.
Provenanceback to top
M. H. Spielmann, purchased from him, 1936.
Exhibitionsback to top
Victorian Era Exhibition, 1897, 'History Section' (199).
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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