Oil painting on canvas, Cardinal John Henry Newman (1801-1890) by Rebecca Dulcibella Ferrers Orpen, later Mrs Edward Dering (1830-1923), signed and dated R.Ferrers, 1883. A three-quarter-length portrait of the Cardinal who is seated facing left and almost in profile. To his right is an open window and to his left, a table on which is an open book. He rests his left elbow on the table and places his right hand on his knee. He wears black robes with red trimmings, a red biretta and a large gold cross around his neck. A coat of arms is painted at top right.
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