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Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury

Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury, by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt, 1875 -NPG 862 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury

by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, 1st Bt
1875
27 1/4 in. (692 mm) high
NPG 862

Inscriptionback to top

Incised on the side of the shoulders: Boehm 75 and on the side of the base: BOEHM.

This portraitback to top

This is presumably related to the terra-cotta bust by Boehm exhibited RA, 1876 (1364). The NPG bust was one of several by Boehm purchased at the same time.

Provenanceback to top

The artist, purchased from his executors, 1891.


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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