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John Singleton Copley, Baron Lyndhurst

John Singleton Copley, Baron Lyndhurst, by Thomas Phillips, 1836 -NPG 472 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

John Singleton Copley, Baron Lyndhurst

by Thomas Phillips
93 in. x 57 1/2 in. (2362 mm x 1461 mm)
NPG 472

Inscriptionback to top

Signed and dated (lower right): T P [in monogram] 1836

This portraitback to top

An engraving by T. Crawford, after this portrait, was exhibited RA, 1933 (1158).

Referenceback to top

T. Phillips, 'Sitters Book' (copy of original MS, NPG archives), under the year 1836.

Physical descriptionback to top

Close inspection of this portrait which is at present on loan to the Law Courts, was impossible. Lyndhurst is shown in the black and gold-braided robes of a lord chancellor. The background colour is reddish-brown.

Provenanceback to top

Commissioned by the Hon Society of Judges and Serjeants-at-Law, and presented by them, 1877.

Exhibitionsback to top

RA, 1836 (72).

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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