- Extended catalogue entry
Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue
by Thomas Woolner
27 3/8 in. (695 mm) high
Inscriptionback to top
Incised on the front of the base: JOHN HENRY NEWMAN and on the side: T. Woolner Sc/1866
This portraitback to top
Related to the marble bust by Woolner of 1866 at Keble College, Oxford. There is another plaster cast at Trinity College, Oxford. The NPG bust was purchased with a collection of other plaster busts by Woolner.
Provenanceback to top
The artist, purchased from his daughter, Miss Amy Woolner, 1912.
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.