- Extended catalogue entry
Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue
by Edward Matthew Ward
18 in. x 13 7/8 in. (457 mm x 352 mm)
Inscriptionback to top
Signed and dated (bottom right): E M Ward/1846
Inscribed on the back: Daniel Maclise Esq RA/EM Ward 1846
This portraitback to top
This portrait was engraved by J. Smyth for the Art-Union (1847), facing p 164.
Physical descriptionback to top
Healthy complexion, brown eyes, brown hair and reddish whiskers. Dressed in a black neck-tie, white shirt, green waistcoat, with a silver watch-chain, dark grey coat, and fawn trousers. Seated in a brown leather-covered armchair. Dark green and gold figured curtain behind at left. Rest of background colour brown.
Provenanceback to top
Ward Sale, Christie's, 29 March 1879 (lot 86), purchased by G. Scharf, and presented by him, 1880.
Exhibitionsback to top
RA, 1847 (351); Dublin Exhibition, 1872, 'Portraits' (241); Daniel Maclise, Arts Council at the NPG, 1972 (133).
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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