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John Leech

8 of 33 portraits by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt

John Leech, by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt, circa 1865 -NPG 866 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

John Leech

by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt
circa 1865
24 1/2 in. (622 mm) high
NPG 866

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Presumably related to the posthumous bust of Leech by Boehm, exhibited RA, 1865 (1025).

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The artist, purchased from his executors, 1891.


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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