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King William IV

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King William IV, by John De Veaux,  -NPG 2920 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

King William IV

by John De Veaux
2 3/8 in. x 2 1/8 in. (60 mm x 54 mm) oval
NPG 2920

Inscriptionback to top

Embossed (lower left): De Veaux. Sct.

This portraitback to top

This is similar to an engraving by Freebairn, after a medal by W. Wyon, itself based on a bust by Chantrey, published R. Jennings (example in NPG). An intaglio gem of William IV by De Veaux, then in the collection of the Duke of Sussex, was exhibited RA, 1832 (1084).

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R. M. Holland Martin, presented by him, 1937.


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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