Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1819-1861)

John Francis (1780-1861)

1844

Plaster cast, now painted black

31¼"

© National Portrait Gallery, London; NPG 1736

Given by J.A. Gowland, 1914

This is one of the two busts of Prince Albert shown on the National Portrait Gallery website (the other is by George Gammon Adams). Albert favoured Francis, and modelled a bust of his father, and a statue of his greyhound Eos, in collaboration with him.

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