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Horatio Nelson

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Horatio Nelson, by Franz Thaller; Matthias Ranson, based on a work from probably the 19th century -NPG 2767 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Regency Portraits Catalogue

Horatio Nelson

after Franz Thaller, after Matthias Ranson
based on a work from probably the 19th century
9 in. (229 mm) high
NPG 2767

Physical descriptionback to top

White plaster squeeze painted as terracotta, of the face from the marble bust in the National Maritime Museum, see NPG 2668.

Provenanceback to top

Lady Laura Douglas sale Christie's 7 March 1935 (14), bought Leggatt on behalf of the NPG Reference Collection.


This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: Richard Walker, Regency Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, 1985, 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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