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Edward Bouverie Pusey

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Edward Bouverie Pusey, by Carlo Pellegrini, published in Vanity Fair 2 January 1875 -NPG 2594 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Edward Bouverie Pusey

by Carlo Pellegrini
published in Vanity Fair 2 January 1875
12 in. x 7 in. (305 mm x 178 mm)
NPG 2594

Inscriptionback to top

Signed in pencil (bottom right): Ape
Inscribed on the mount: Rev. E. B. Pusey, D. D./January 2, 1875

This portraitback to top

This is one of a large collection of original studies for Vanity Fair, which were all owned and specially mounted by the first proprietor of the magazine, Thomas Bowles. The water-colour of Pusey was published in Vanity Fair as a coloured lithograph on 2 January 1875, as no. 95 of 'Men of the Day', with the title, 'High Church'.

Physical descriptionback to top

Grey hair and beard, black eyebrows and skull-cap. Dressed in a black suit and shoes and a black gown.

Provenanceback to top

Thomas Bowles; Vanity Fair Sale, Christie's, 7 March 1912 (lot 632); Thomas Cubitt, purchased from him, 1933.


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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