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Sydney Morgan (née Owenson), Lady Morgan

8 of 31 portraits by William Behnes

Sydney Morgan (née Owenson), Lady Morgan, by William Behnes,  -NPG 1177 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sydney Morgan (née Owenson), Lady Morgan

by William Behnes
7 1/4 in. x 9 in. (184 mm x 229 mm)
NPG 1177

Inscriptionback to top

Inscribed in pencil (top right): Lady Morgan/by W. Behnes.

This portraitback to top

Although the inscription is apparently later than the drawing, there is no reason to doubt it. The style is too sketchy for a comparison with other portraits to be useful.

Provenanceback to top

Presented by Francis Draper, 1898.


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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