King William IV
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- subject matching 'Portraits in wax'
- Extended catalogue entry
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
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).
Provenanceback to top
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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