Alexander Nasmyth

Made:
1844 in United Kingdom
artist:
Francis Grant

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Painting. [Alexander Nasmyth] / [Francis Grant, nd. c1830-48]. Oil on canvas, 76x63.5cm. Sitter was dentist to Queen Victoria [not Nasmyth the landscape artist]. Label on verso: Dentist to the Queen, Prince Albert and the Royal Children - Died August the 4th 1848. Portrait, HL to L, looking front, at table, r. elbow resting on book, head supported on hand

This is likely the portrait of Nasmyth exhibited by Grant at the Royal Academy in 1844, no 409.

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1857-121
type:
portrait
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • oil painting - visual work
  • visual and verbal communication
credit:
On loan from Mrs. Marion Nasmyth and the Nasmyth family (Woodcroft Collection)