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Henry Sass

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Henry Sass

by Charles Hutton Lear
circa 1839
2 in. x 2 1/4 in. (51 mm x 57 mm)
NPG 1456(24)

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Inscribed (lower right): H Sass Esqr

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This drawing must have been executed shortly before Lear left Sass' academy in 1839. Lear entered the Royal Academy schools on 21 December 1839, recommended by Sass.

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The artist; bequeathed to John Elliot, and presented to him, 1907.


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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