37 of 1413 portraits by Sir Joshua Reynolds
- Extended catalogue entry
Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue
after Sir Joshua Reynolds
early 19th century, based on a work of circa 1773
29 1/4 in. x 24 1/2 in. (743 mm x 622 mm)
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NPG 1400 is a copy, probably from the early 19th-century, of the original portrait by Reynolds painted in 1773, exhibited RA 1775 (236), and now in a private collection.  The numerous copies include one from the Antrobus collection  and a reduced version in the Victoria and Albert Museum (D.68). 
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1) D. Mannings, Sir Joshua Reynolds, I, 2000, no.1876; engraved J. Jones 1793; S. W. Reynolds (bust length) 1795.
2) D. Mannings, Sir Joshua Reynolds, I, 2000, no.1876a.
3) Further versions sold Christie’s, 22 February 1957, lot 134, and Christie’s South Kensington, 7 February 1991, lot 174.
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D. Mannings, Sir Joshua Reynolds, I, 2000, no.1876b.
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Brown eyes, light brown hair, wearing white neckcloth, deep red-brown coat with sable collar over a beige waistcoat.
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Purchased from W. Holliday 1905.
This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Ingamells, National Portrait Gallery: Mid-Georgian Portraits 1760-1790, National Portrait Gallery, 2004, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.