George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron

1 portrait of George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron

George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron, by Lorenzo Bartolini, 1822 - NPG 1367 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron

by Lorenzo Bartolini
marble bust, 1822
23 1/2 in. (597 mm) high
Purchased, 1904
Primary Collection
NPG 1367


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Carved at the request of the sculptor while Byron was staying at Pisa in 1822. Though generally thought very like, the bust was criticized by Byron who claimed 'it exactly resembles a superannuated Jesuit'.

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  • Walker, Richard, Regency Portraits, 1985, p. 83

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