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William Frederick Witherington; John Prescott Knight

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

William Frederick Witherington; John Prescott Knight

by Charles West Cope
circa 1862
5 1/8 in. x 7 1/8 in. (130 mm x 180 mm)
NPG 3182(6)

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Inscribed (top right): Withr RA and (bottom right): Hayter

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Besides Hayter and Witherington, there are faint sketches of students with drawing-boards. Like Cope's other drawings in the NPG, this was almost certainly executed at the Royal Academy Schools.

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The artist; his sale, Christie's, 22 June 1894 (probably lot 27), bought J. P. Heseltine; purchased from Sotheby's, 24 May 1944 (lot 19).

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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