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George Agar-Ellis, 1st Baron Dover

(1797-1833), A founder of the National Gallery

Sitter associated with 10 portraits
Agar-Ellis campaigned for the purchase of the Angerstein collection, which formed the nucleus of the National Gallery.

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The Trial of Queen Caroline 1820, by Sir George Hayter - NPG 999

The Trial of Queen Caroline 1820

by Sir George Hayter
oil on canvas, 1820-1823
On display in Room 17 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 999

Study for 'Patrons and Lovers of Art', by Pieter Christoffel Wonder - NPG 794

Study for 'Patrons and Lovers of Art'

by Pieter Christoffel Wonder
oil on canvas, 1826-1830
NPG 794

George Agar-Ellis, 1st Baron Dover, by John Burnet, after  George Sanders (Saunders) - NPG D35377

George Agar-Ellis, 1st Baron Dover

by John Burnet, after George Sanders (Saunders)
line engraving, 1817
NPG D35377

George Agar-Ellis, 1st Baron Dover, by Richard James Lane, after  Joseph Slater - NPG D20614

George Agar-Ellis, 1st Baron Dover

by Richard James Lane, after Joseph Slater
lithograph, 1826 or after
NPG D20614

George Agar-Ellis, 1st Baron Dover, by William Brett, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D1781

George Agar-Ellis, 1st Baron Dover

by William Brett, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, 1827
NPG D1781

George Agar-Ellis, 1st Baron Dover, by William Brett, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D1782

George Agar-Ellis, 1st Baron Dover

by William Brett, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, 1827 (1823-1824)
NPG D1782

George Agar-Ellis, 1st Baron Dover, by William Brett, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D1783

George Agar-Ellis, 1st Baron Dover

by William Brett, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, published 1827
NPG D1783

George Agar-Ellis, 1st Baron Dover, by Edward Scriven, published by  Fisher Son & Co, after  Thomas Phillips - NPG D14360

George Agar-Ellis, 1st Baron Dover

by Edward Scriven, published by Fisher Son & Co, after Thomas Phillips
stipple engraving, published 1830
NPG D14360

George Agar-Ellis, 1st Baron Dover, by William Ward, published by  Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co, after  John Jackson - NPG D19774

George Agar-Ellis, 1st Baron Dover

by William Ward, published by Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co, after John Jackson
mezzotint, published 10 August 1833
NPG D19774

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