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Henry George Liddell

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Henry George Liddell, by Henry Richard Hope-Pinker, 1888 -NPG 1871 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Henry George Liddell

by Henry Richard Hope-Pinker
1888
27 5/8 in. (702 mm) high
NPG 1871

Inscriptionback to top

Incised on the back of the base: H. RICHD. PINKER./SCUPTR. 1888.

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The bust in the RA exhibition of 1898 is described in the catalogue as a marble. Pinker may initially have exhibited a plaster bust in 1888, and only executed the marble in 1898, dating it to the year when the original model was executed; on the other hand, the two RA busts may represent different types. Another version of the NPG bust is in Westminster Abbey, reproduced Country Life, CXXXIX (1966), 778.

Provenanceback to top

The artist, presented by him, 1920.

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Presumably either RA, 1888 (1960), or RA, 1898 (1867).


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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