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John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford

(1766-1839), Landowner; Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland

Sitter associated with 25 portraits
A Whig MP from 1788 to 1802 when he succeeded his father as 6th Duke. He rebuilt Covent Garden Market, 1828-30, and continued with agricultural improvements at Woburn, also adding enormously to the collection of works of art there.

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The House of Commons 1793-94, by Karl Anton Hickel - NPG 745

The House of Commons 1793-94

by Karl Anton Hickel
oil on canvas, 1793-1795
NPG 745

John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford, by Sir George Hayter - NPG 883(3)

John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford

by Sir George Hayter
pen and sepia wash, circa 1815-1820
NPG 883(3)

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

John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford, by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer - NPG 5512

John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford

by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
pen and ink, 1831
NPG 5512

The House of Commons, 1833, by Sir George Hayter - NPG 54

The House of Commons, 1833

by Sir George Hayter
oil on canvas, 1833-1843
On display in Room 20 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 54

The Duke of Bedford with his brothers and Miss Vernon, by Valentine Green, published by  Walter Shropshire, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D31620

The Duke of Bedford with his brothers and Miss Vernon

by Valentine Green, published by Walter Shropshire, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1778
NPG D31620

'Middlesex-election. 1804', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D13108

'Middlesex-election. 1804'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 7 August 1804
NPG D13108

'End of the Irish farce of Catholic Emancipation', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D13110

'End of the Irish farce of Catholic Emancipation'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 17 May 1805
NPG D13110

'Making-decent; - i.e. - Broad-Bottomites getting into the grand costume', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12860

'Making-decent; - i.e. - Broad-Bottomites getting into the grand costume'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 20 February 1806
NPG D12860

' - "More pigs than teats", - or - the new litter of hungry grunters, sucking John-Bull's-old-sow to death', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12861

' - "More pigs than teats", - or - the new litter of hungry grunters, sucking John-Bull's-old-sow to death'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 5 March 1806
NPG D12861

John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford, by and published by George Garrard - NPG D19382

John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford

by and published by George Garrard
etching, published 31 May 1806
NPG D19382

'The pigs possessed: - or - the Broad Bottom'd litter running headlong into ye sea of perdition', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12888

'The pigs possessed: - or - the Broad Bottom'd litter running headlong into ye sea of perdition'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 18 April 1807
NPG D12888

'Broad-bottom drones storming the hive - wasps, hornets & bumble bees, joining in the attack', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12906

'Broad-bottom drones storming the hive - wasps, hornets & bumble bees, joining in the attack'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 2 May 1808
NPG D12906

'Phaeton alarm'd!', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D13115

'Phaeton alarm'd!'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, engraving and aquatint, published 22 March 1808
NPG D13115

'An old English-gentleman pester'd by servants wanting places', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12922

'An old English-gentleman pester'd by servants wanting places'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 16 May 1809
NPG D12922

John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford, by Henry Bone, after  Sir George Hayter - NPG D17352

John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford

by Henry Bone, after Sir George Hayter
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, October 1819 (exhibited 1819)
NPG D17352

John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford, after Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D18701

John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford

after Sir Thomas Lawrence
stipple engraving, (circa 1821)
NPG D18701

John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford, by Henry Bone, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D17216

John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford

by Henry Bone, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1824
NPG D17216

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