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Nicholas Hawksmoor

1 of 3 portraits by Sir Henry Cheere, 1st Bt

Nicholas Hawksmoor, by Sir Henry Cheere, 1st Bt, 1962, based on a work of 1736 -NPG 4261 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Georgian Portraits Catalogue

Nicholas Hawksmoor

after a bust attributed to Sir Henry Cheere, 1st Bt
1962, based on a work of 1736
21 1/2 in. (546 mm) high
NPG 4261

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NPG 4261 was cast in 1962 from the plaster at All Souls, attributed to Cheere.

Physical descriptionback to top

Pupils incised, mouth drawn down, protruding lower lip, short wavy hair, re­ceding; toga over open shirt. Hollow cast; a strengthening bar stamped CAST BY/MORRIS SINGER CO/LONDON S.W.8.

Conservationback to top

Good.

Provenanceback to top

Given 1962, by the Warden and Fellows of All Souls, Oxford.


This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Kerslake, Early Georgian Portraits, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1977, 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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