16 of 29 portraits by Charles Hutton Lear
- Extended catalogue entry
Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue
by Charles Hutton Lear
3 1/8 in. x 3 1/8 in. (79 mm x 79 mm)
Inscriptionback to top
Inscribed (bottom left): McCIise and (lower right): Decr - 5/1845
This portraitback to top
This drawing and the one below were both executed in the life school of the Royal Academy, where Lear was a student, and were sent by him to his family with an undated letter (copy in NPG archives): 'Nos. 1 and 2 are sketches of Maclise.' Maclise was a visitor at the life school in 1845 and 1846.
Referenceback to top
R. L. Ormond, 'Victorian Student's Secret Portraits'.
Provenanceback to top
The artist; bequeathed to John Elliot, and presented by him, 1907.
Exhibitionsback to top
Daniel Maclise, Arts Council at the NPG, 1972 (134).
Reproductionsback to top
Country Life, CXLI (February 1967), 288-9.
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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