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Marie Tussaud

Marie Tussaud, by Francis Tussaud, circa 1842 -NPG 2031 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Regency Portraits Catalogue

Marie Tussaud

attributed to Francis Tussaud
circa 1842
15 in. x 11 in. (381 mm x 279 mm)
NPG 2031

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The drawing bears more than a coincidental resemblance to Madame Tussaud's own self-portrait waxwork and may possibly have been used by her in its construction. It bears no inscription and could equally have been a later copy deriving from the waxwork.

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Head and shoulders facing in steel spectacles, cap with lace and ribboned earpieces.

This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: Richard Walker, Regency Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, 1985, 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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