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Francis Thornhill Baring, 1st Baron Northbrook

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Francis Thornhill Baring, 1st Baron Northbrook, by Sir George Hayter, circa 1833 -NPG 1257 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Francis Thornhill Baring, 1st Baron Northbrook

by Sir George Hayter
circa 1833
11 in. x 8 1/4 in. (279 mm x 210 mm)
NPG 1257

This portraitback to top

This is a study for Hayter's 'House of Commons' group. Hayter inscribed the name of the sitter and the date on labels on the back of almost all his studies; there are signs that there was once a label on the back of this study, which has been removed. Some of the original studies were sold to the sitters (as this one presumably was), and the rest appeared in Hayter's sale, Christie's, 19 April 1871.

Physical descriptionback to top

Brown eyes and hair. Dressed in a dark stock, white shirt, fawn waistcoat, brown coat. Background colour brownish-green.

Provenanceback to top

The sitter, presented by his son, the 1st Earl of Northbrook, 1900.


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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