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Stratford Canning, Viscount Stratford de Redcliffe, by George Richmond, 1853 -NPG 1513 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Stratford Canning, Viscount Stratford de Redcliffe

by George Richmond
24 1/4 in. x 18 7/8 in. (616 mm x 479 mm)
NPG 1513

Inscriptionback to top

Signed and dated (bottom right): Geo. Richmond delnt. 1853

This portraitback to top

This drawing was engraved anonymously, possibly by F. Holl (example in NPG), and by G. Stodart, for S. Lane-Poole, The Life of Stratford Canning (1888), II, frontispiece; a copy of the drawing (possibly a reproduction of some kind, but apparently signed and dated 1859) was in the collection of Paul Fatio, Rome, 1933.

Referenceback to top

G. Richmond, 'Account Book' (photostat copy of original MS, NPG archives), p 59, under 1853.

Provenanceback to top

The sitter, bequeathed by his daughter, the Hon Louisa Canning, 1908.

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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