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Sir George Scharf

Sir George Scharf, by Sir George Scharf, late 1880s? -NPG 4053(4) - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Sir George Scharf

by Sir George Scharf
Watercolour on wove paper, late 1880s?
14 in. x 10 in. (356 mm x 254 mm) overall
NPG 4053(4)

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NPG4053(4) is an undated and unsigned watercolour vignette. It probably dates to the late 1880s. It is apparently unconnected to the 1887 self-portraits, NPG 4053(1–3).

The drawing is part of the collection NPG 4053(1–19), ‘Drawings by Sir George Scharf, circa 1867–87’. See NPG 4053(1) for acquisition details.

Carol Blackett-Ord

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Head-and-shoulders to left, eyes lowered, wearing a crimson garment.

Conservationback to top

Conserved, late 20th century (no date).

Provenanceback to top

Scharf Bequest, 1895.

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