Portrait of William Mulready

John Linnell


Oil on panel

12 1/4 in. x 10 in. (311 mm x 254 mm)

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Purchased, 1912

Primary Collection: NPG 1690

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Linnell and Mulready were good friends, and at one time (1808-09) both tenants of flats in a Bedford Square house. There were several portraits of Mulready, but "the best of those was painted by Mr. Linnell" (Stephens 109).

Image downloaded, with kind permission, and text by Jacqueline Banerjee.