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William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne, by Samuel Diez, 1841 -NPG 3103 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

William Lamb, 2nd Viscount Melbourne

by Samuel Diez
14 7/8 in. x 12 in. (378 mm x 305 mm)
NPG 3103

Inscriptionback to top

Signed and dated (centre right): S Diez 1841

This portraitback to top

This drawing was lithographed by E. Desmaisons, published A. & C. Baily (example in NPG), with the inscription, 'Windsor Castle, July 1841'. A drawing of the Duke of Sutherland by Diez was offered at the same time, but declined.

Provenanceback to top

Sotheby's, 27 July 1937 (lot 74); Donald Antiques and Decorations, purchased from them,1941.

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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