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Winthrop Mackworth Praed

Winthrop Mackworth Praed, by Daniel Maclise, circa 1830-1835 -NPG 3030 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Winthrop Mackworth Praed

by Daniel Maclise
circa 1830-1835
11 3/4 in. x 9 in. (298 mm x 229 mm)
NPG 3030

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This portrait was probably bought at the artist's sale, Christie's, 24 June 1870, where many of Maclise's drawings and water-colours were sold in large uncatalogued lots. It has the same provenance as two other Maclise water-colours of Jerdan and Dunlop, presented at the same time (NPG 3028 and 3029). The collector's stamp in the bottom right hand corner is that of Sir William Drake (Lugt 736).

Physical descriptionback to top

Brown and reddish-brown wash, black stock.

Provenanceback to top

Sir William Drake; Drake Sale, Christie's, 24 May 1892 (lot 204); M. H. Spielmann, presented by him, 1939.

Exhibitionsback to top

British Portraits, RA, 1956-7 (729); Daniel Maclise, Arts Council at the NPG, 1972 (41).


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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