- Extended catalogue entry
Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue
by William Mulready
8 1/2 in. x 6 5/8 in. (216 mm x 168 mm)
This portraitback to top
The date is based on the apparent age of the sitter, and a comparison with other portraits of him. Another drawing from the same source, supposed to be a self-portrait, is in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. It shows a young man, not dissimilar in features from the drawing of Mulready by his brother of 1829, but showing no sign of his distinctively shaped lips and cleft chin.
Referenceback to top
NPG Annual Report, 1965-6 (1967), p 20.
Physical descriptionback to top
Florid complexion, reddish-brown hair.
Provenanceback to top
Mrs Hugh Wyndham, a direct descendant of the artist; Appleby brothers; presented by Arthur Appleby, 1965.
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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