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Sir John Gardner Wilkinson

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Sir John Gardner Wilkinson, by Alfred, Count D'Orsay, 1839 -NPG 4026(28) - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sir John Gardner Wilkinson

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
1839
11 1/8 in. x 8 1/8 in. (282 mm x 206 mm)
NPG 4026(28)

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Signed and dated (lower right): A. D'orsay/fecit/1st Decb 1839
Autograph in ink (lower centre): J. Gardner Wilkinson

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By descent to Brockedon's daughter, Elizabeth, wife of J. H. Baxendale; bequeathed to the National Gallery by their son, J. W. Baxendale, with a life interest to his son, Colonel J. F. N. Baxendale and male heirs; placed on loan at the NPG by Colonel Baxendale, 1931; on his death in 1958, without male issue, officially transferred to the National Gallery; on permanent loan from the National Gallery since 1958.


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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