George Lyttelton, 1st Baron Lyttelton

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George Lyttelton, 1st Baron Lyttelton, by Unknown artist, circa 1756? - NPG 128 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

George Lyttelton, 1st Baron Lyttelton

by Unknown artist
oil on canvas, circa 1756?
29 1/2 in. x 24 3/4 in. (749 mm x 629 mm)
Given by Lord Lyttelton, 1861
Primary Collection
NPG 128


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The portrait is undated and in appearance seems near in age to Lyttelton's portrait by Joshua Reynolds of 1756; but, despite certain marks of his influence in the lighting, it is too weakly painted for him. The portrait was given by George, 6th Baron Lyttelton in 1861. More detailed information on this portrait is available in a National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue, John Kerslake's Early Georgian Portraits (1977, out of print).

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  • Kerslake, John, Early Georgian Portraits, 1977, p. 173
  • Ormond, Richard, Early Victorian Portraits, 1973, p. 416
  • Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 395