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Balcony group

2 of 7 portraits of George Child-Villiers, 5th Earl of Jersey

Balcony group, by Sir George Hayter, October 1820 - NPG 1695(u) - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Balcony group

by Sir George Hayter
pen and ink and wash, October 1820
2 1/2 in. x 8 in. (64 mm x 203 mm)
Purchased, 1913
Primary Collection
NPG 1695(u)


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Artistback to top

  • Sir George Hayter (1792-1871), Portrait and history painter; son of Charles Hayter. Artist associated with 198 portraits, Sitter associated with 16 portraits.

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A sketch showing figures leaning over the right-hand gallery. The galleries were specially set up for the occasion by Sir John Soane.

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  • NPG 999: The Trial of Queen Caroline 1820 (finished portrait)

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  • Walker, Richard, Regency Portraits, 1985, p. 622

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