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(John) Frederick Denison Maurice

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(John) Frederick Denison Maurice, by Samuel Laurence, exhibited 1871 -NPG 1042 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

(John) Frederick Denison Maurice

by Samuel Laurence
exhibited 1871
37 in. x 33 1/4 in. (940 mm x 845 mm)
NPG 1042

This portraitback to top

A crayon study for this portrait was engraved by C. H. Jeens, published Macmillan, 1883 (example in NPG), for J. F. Maurice, Life of F. D. Maurice, I, frontispiece. There is a lithograph by J. H. Lynch, after another crayon drawing by Laurence of c.1850, published 1858 (example in Victoria and Albert Museum).

Referenceback to top

F. Miles, 'Samuel Laurence' (typescript, NPG library).

Physical descriptionback to top

Greyish brown hair. Dressed in a white tie, white shirt, and dark suit. Seated in an armchair reading a brown, leather-bound book. Background colour brown.

Provenanceback to top

Bequeathed by the sitter's widow, 1896.

Exhibitionsback to top

RA, 1871 (314).

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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