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King William IV

King William IV, by Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey, 1837, based on a work of 1830 -NPG 316a(141) - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

King William IV

after a drawing by Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey
1837, based on a work of 1830
17 1/8 in. x 13 1/8 in. (435 mm x 333 mm)
NPG 316a(141)

Inscriptionback to top

Inscribed in pencil (lower right): Tracing from the Tracings/given to Lady Mary Fox and/Mademoiselle D'Este, August 1837/FC.

This portraitback to top

This profile drawing is almost identical to NPG 316a(142), except that it is slightly larger, and is clearly derived from it. Both drawings are part of a collection of studies by Chantrey.

Provenanceback to top

The artist, presented by the widow of one of his executors, Mrs George Jones, 1871.

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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