2 of 2 portraits of William Kennedy
- Extended catalogue entry
Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue
by Stephen Pearce
15 1/4 in. x 12 3/4 in. (387 mm x 324 mm)
This portraitback to top
The date was provided by the artist in a memorandum of c.1899 (NPG archives). This and NPG 917 are the only recorded portraits of Kennedy.
Physical descriptionback to top
Healthy complexion, bluish eyes, brown hair and whiskers. Dressed in a black neck-tie, white shirt, black waistcoat and coat. Background colour dark brown.
Provenanceback to top
Commissioned or purchased by Colonel John Barrow, and bequeathed by him, 1899.
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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