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Alfred George Stevens

Alfred George Stevens, by Reuben Townroe, 1875 -NPG 1413 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Alfred George Stevens

by Reuben Townroe
1875
14 3/4 in. (375 mm)
NPG 1413

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Incised on the back, in monogram: R T

This portraitback to top

In a letter of 1905 (NPG archives), the artist wrote: 'I made this cast shortly after his death, at that time I was his pupil & assistant.'

Provenanceback to top

Purchased from the artist, 1905.

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K. R. Towndrow, Alfred Stevens (1939), facing p 258.


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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