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Philip Stanhope, 5th Earl Stanhope

Philip Stanhope, 5th Earl Stanhope, by Sir George Hayter, 1834 -NPG 4336 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Philip Stanhope, 5th Earl Stanhope

by Sir George Hayter
21 1/4 in. x 11 3/4 in. (540 mm x 298 mm)
NPG 4336

Inscriptionback to top

Signed and dated (bottom right): Sketch 1834/George Hayter
Inscribed on a label on the back of the board: Lord Viscount Mahon, M.P./for Hertford/Study for my great picture of The/House of Commons of 1833/George Hayter 1834.

This portraitback to top

This is a study for Hayter's 'House of Commons, 1833'. The study was engraved by J. W. Cook (example in NPG).

Referenceback to top

List of Portraits at Chevening (1931), p 12.

NPG Annual Report, 1963-4 (1964), pp 3-4.

Sketched by G. Scharf at Chevening, 1876, Sir George Scharf's Sketch Books (NPG archives), XCIII, 72.

Physical descriptionback to top

Fresh complexion, light grey eyes, brown hair and whiskers. Dressed in a dark grey stock, white shirt and waistcoat, grey coat. Rest of background light stippled brown.

Provenanceback to top

The sitter; by descent to his great-granddaughter, Miss Cicely Stanhope, and presented, in accordance with her wishes, 1963.

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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