20 of 39 portraits matching these criteria:
- set matching 'Arctic explorers: paintings by Stephen Pearce'
- Extended catalogue entry
Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue
by Stephen Pearce
15 in. x 12 3/4 in. (381 mm x 324 mm)
This portraitback to top
This is the only recorded portrait of Stewart. He is dressed as an officer of the merchant navy.
Physical descriptionback to top
Healthy complexion, dark eyes, brown hair. Dressed in a dark neck-tie, white shirt, dark blue coat, with gilt buttons. Background colour dark grey.
Provenanceback to top
Commissioned or purchased by Colonel John Barrow, and bequeathed by him, 1899.
Exhibitionsback to top
RA, 1854 (525).
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.