© National Portrait Gallery, London
by Ozias Humphry Click on the links below to find out more
19 1/2 in. x 17 in. (495 mm x 432 mm)
Given by the sitter's grandson, H.I. Strutt, 1871
- Joseph Strutt (1749-1802), Engraver and antiquary. Sitter in 6 portraits, Artist associated with 6 portraits.
- Ozias Humphry (1742-1810), Painter. Artist associated with 43 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.
- Huntington-Whiteley, James, The Book of British Sporting Heroes, 1998 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 16 October 1998 to 24 January 1999), p. 213
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 596
- Walker, Richard, Regency Portraits, 1985, p. 486
Thomas Paine publishes his inflammatory and widely read Rights of Man
in response to Edmund Burke's Reflections on the Revolution in France
of the previous year. The work advocates radical revolution and prompts a trial for seditious libel that takes place in his absence.The Catholic Relief Act is passed, repealing the most severe penal laws.
Art and science
Astronomer William Herschel discovers Uranus.Robert Burns publishes Tam O'Shanter
, combining the Scottish vernacular with the formal traditions of classical English poetry and exploring radical ideas of freedom.The Observer
newspaper is founded.The Ordnance Survey
is set up to prepare detailed maps of the country.
Mozart composes The Magic Flute
.The Declaration of the Rights of Man
establishes liberal freedoms in France The French Constitution is passed by the National Assembly. Louis XVI flees Paris with his family but is captured at Varennes.William Pitt declares Britain will remain neutral in any war against France.