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A Portrait of Alfred Whichcote, Circle of Sir Francis Grant, P.R.A. (1803-1878).

Oil on canvas, 24.1cm by 19cm.

Alfred Whichcote was an uncle of Isabella, wife of Brownlow, 4th Marquess of Exeter (1849-1898).

Sir Francis Grant was a Scottish portrait painter who painted Queen Victoria and several aristocratic and political figures of the day.

He also acquired a reputation as a fine painter of sporting subjects after lessons with the sporting artist John Ferneley (1782-1860).

He became President of the Royal Academy in 1866.


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