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Daniel Maclise

Daniel Maclise, by Edward Matthew Ward, 1846 -NPG 616 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Daniel Maclise

by Edward Matthew Ward
1846
18 in. x 13 7/8 in. (457 mm x 352 mm)
NPG 616

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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