Search the Collections

William Carr Beresford, Viscount Beresford (1768-1854), General

Sitter in 14 portraits
General; he served under Wellington in the Peninsula where he was responsible for reorganising the Portuguese as an effective fighting force. 'A low-looking ruffian with damned bad manners' according to Creevey; 'the ablest man in the army', claimed Wellington.

List Thumbnail

1180

William Carr Beresford, Viscount Beresford

by E. (probably Elizabeth) Beresford, after Sir William Beechey
oil on paper, 1815 (1812-1814)
NPG 1180

1914(4)

William Carr Beresford, Viscount Beresford

by Thomas Heaphy
pencil and watercolour, 1813-1814
NPG 1914(4)

6094

William Carr Beresford, Viscount Beresford

by Sir William Beechey
oil on canvas, 1814-1815
NPG 6094

D10704

William Carr Beresford, Viscount Beresford

by Charles Turner, after Sir William Beechey
mezzotint, published 1814
NPG D10704

D11379

William Carr Beresford, Viscount Beresford

by William Say, published by Edward Orme, after Thomas Heaphy
mezzotint, published 1815
NPG D11379

D42614

Field Marshall the Duke of Wellington KG &c &c Giving Orders to his Generals Previous to a General Action

by, published by and after Thomas Heaphy, by Anker Smith, published by Rudolph Ackermann
line and stipple engraving, published 8 August 1822
NPG D42614

D40956

A Political Riddle

by John Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 6 June 1829
NPG D40956

D31693

William Carr Beresford, Viscount Beresford

by John Rogers, published by George Virtue, after J. Haslock
stipple engraving, 1836-1846
NPG D31693

D31694

William Carr Beresford, Viscount Beresford

by John Rogers, published by George Virtue, after J. Haslock
stipple engraving, 1836-1846
NPG D31694

D31695

William Carr Beresford, Viscount Beresford

by John Rogers, published by George Virtue, after J. Haslock
stipple engraving, 1836-1846
NPG D31695

D31696

William Carr Beresford, Viscount Beresford

by George Thomas Payne, after Reuben Thomas William Sayers
mezzotint, published 1850
NPG D31696

D31697

William Carr Beresford, Viscount Beresford

by George Thomas Payne, after Reuben Thomas William Sayers
mezzotint, published 1850
NPG D31697