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George Jones

12 of 29 portraits by Charles Hutton Lear

George Jones, by Charles Hutton Lear, 1845 -NPG 1456(14) - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

George Jones

by Charles Hutton Lear
4 in. x 4 1/2 in. (102 mm x 114 mm)
NPG 1456(14)

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Inscribed (bottom right): G Jones./Decr 4/1845

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This drawing was done in the life school of the Royal Academy, where Lear was a student, and was sent by him to his parents with an undated letter (copy, NPG archives): 'No.4 is our worthy keeper G. Jones - a very agreeable gentleman.'

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The artist; bequeathed to John Elliot, and presented by him, 1907.

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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