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Richard Robert Madden

1 of 266 portraits by Alfred, Count D'Orsay

Richard Robert Madden, by Alfred, Count D'Orsay, 1828 -NPG 4026(41) - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Richard Robert Madden

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
1828
6 1/2 in. x 4 3/4 in. (165 mm x 121 mm)
NPG 4026(41)

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Dated (lower right): Naples/Ier Mars 1828
Inscribed (bottom centre): Doctor Madden

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Another identical drawing of Madden by D'Orsay, similarly signed and dated, is in the Irish NPG, presented by Dr Thomas More Madden, 1900. It was presumably done at the request of the sitter.

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Gore House Sale, Phillips, 7-26 May 1849 (lot 1263), bought in; purchased by Sir Thomas Phillips, through T. & W. Boone of New Bond Street, under-bidders at the sale; Phillipps Sale, Sotheby’s, 13 February 1950 (lots 215 and 216).


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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