Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1819-1861)
John Francis (1780-1861)
Plaster cast, now painted black
© 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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Text and formatting by Jacqueline Banerjee.
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