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Hon. William Windham
by Sir Thomas Lawrence Click on the links below to find out more
oil on canvas, 1802-1803
29 in. x 24 in. (737 mm x 610 mm)
- Hon. William Windham (1750-1810), Politician; Secretary at War. Sitter associated with 50 portraits.
- Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830), Portrait painter, collector and President of the Royal Academy. Artist associated with 684 portraits, Sitter in 25 portraits.
Probably Lawrence's first attempt to fulfil a commission from the City of Norwich for Windham's portrait after his defeat as their MP.
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 670
- Walker, Richard, Regency Portraits, 1985, p. 366, 566
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