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George Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Duke of Sutherland (1758-1833), Diplomat and magnate

Sitter in 22 portraits
Politician, art patron and landowner. 'A leviathan of wealth', owner of the Bridgewater canal and an investor in the Manchester-Liverpool railway, he was known for clearing peasant farmers from the Scottish Highland and for constructing a vast network of roads and bridges. He was an early benefactor of the National Gallery and President of the British Institution.

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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
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1695(j)

Group including King William IV and others

by Sir George Hayter
pen and ink and wash, 1820
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794

Study for 'Patrons and Lovers of Art'

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

5597

George Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Duke of Sutherland

by Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey
marble bust, 1830
On display in Room 20 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5597

D12907

George Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Duke of Sutherland ('Mæcenas, in pursuit of the fine arts')

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 9 May 1808
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D13118

'Tentanda via est qua me quoque possim tollere humo'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, engraving and aquatint, published 8 August 1810
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D20315

George Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Duke of Sutherland

by Henry Meyer, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after John Wright, after William Owen
stipple engraving, published 2 December 1811
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D17717

George Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Duke of Sutherland

by Henry Bone, after Thomas Phillips
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, September 1820 (1805)
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D17724

George Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Duke of Sutherland

by Henry Bone, after Thomas Phillips
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1820 (1805)
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D20095

George Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Duke of Sutherland

by Charles Turner, after William Owen
mezzotint, published 1825
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D41178

'Mutual Congratulation'

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 26 February 1833
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D6905

'Mutual Congratulation'

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 26 February 1833
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D4331

George Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Duke of Sutherland

by John Young, after Thomas Phillips
mezzotint, published 1834
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D40922

George Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Duke of Sutherland

by Henry Meyer, after Thomas Phillips
mezzotint, 1817
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D41845

George Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Duke of Sutherland

by Henry Meyer, after Thomas Phillips
mezzotint, 1817
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D41844

George Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Duke of Sutherland

by Charles Turner, published by William Sams, after William Owen
mezzotint, published 1 July 1825
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D40923

George Granville Leveson-Gower, 1st Duke of Sutherland

by Edward Scriven, after Henry Corbould, after John Francis
stipple engraving, 1833
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