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Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey; James Watt (on reverse)

Regency Portraits Catalogue

Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey; James Watt (on reverse)

by William Wyon, after William Bain, and after Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey
1843
2 1/8 in. (55 mm overall
NPG D2912

Inscriptionback to top

Obverse lettered: CHANTREY SCULPTOR ET ARTIUM FAUTOR. and nearly illegible at base: W : WYON : R : A : FEC :
Reverse lettered: WATT/FRANCISCI CHANREY/OPUS and smaller to right: W. WYON. R.A. FEC. 1846.

This portraitback to top

Issued by the Art-Union of London 1842 and exhibited RA 1843 (1348) and RA 1846 (1390).

Physical descriptionback to top

Obverse: Chantrey’s head in profile to right.
Reverse: James Watt seated to left holding diagram and dividers.


This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: Richard Walker, Regency Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, 1985, 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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