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Edwin Landseer

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Edwin Landseer, by Edwin Landseer, 1818 -NPG 4267 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Edwin Landseer

by Edwin Landseer
7 7/8 in. x 6 1/8 in. (200 mm x 155 mm)
NPG 4267

Inscriptionback to top

Signed and dated (bottom centre): E L 1818
Inscribed on the back of the drawing in ink: Edwin Landseer drawn by himself/at our house one evening in 1818
Inscribed on the old mount: His own portrait by Himself/Done at Gilstin [sic] Park

Referenceback to top

NPG Annual Report, 1962-3 (1963), p 7.

Provenanceback to top

Possibly the Plumer family of Gilston Park, Herts; purchased at Sotheby's, 18 April 1962 (lot 52).

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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