Dighton Family - Bibliography



James Christie (

James Christie ('The specious orator')
by and published by Robert Dighton
published 25 March 1794
NPG D10684

Portraits in Profile: the Dighton Family

Specialist bibliography

D. Rose, Life, Times and Recorded Works of Robert Dighton (1752-1814), Actor, Artist and Printseller and Three of his Artist Sons (Great Britain: Dennis Rose, 1981) N.B. a small number of copies are available from the author; please contact the Heinz Archive and Library for details.

Dr S. Blake, An Interesting Group: Portraits by Richard Dighton, (exhibition catalogue, Cheltenham City Art Gallery and Museum, 1983).

Sir H. Hake, 'Dighton Caricatures', Print Collectors Quarterly, XIII, 1926, pp. 137-55; XIII, 1926, pp. 237-47.

D. Patton, 'Richard and Joshua Discovered', Antique Collector, LIV, 1983, pp. 86-89.

A. P. Oppé, English Drawings of the Stuart and Georgian Periods in the Collection of His Majesty the King at Windsor Castle, (London, 1950).

A.E. Haswell Miller and N.P. Dawnay, Military Drawings and Paintings in the Collection of Her Majesty the Queen at Windsor Castle, (London, 1966).

D. C. Calthorp, 'Robert and Richard Dighton', Connoisseur, XIV, 1906, pp. 231-6.

R. Edwards, 'The Watercolours of Robert Dighton', Apollo, XIV, 1931, pp. 98-102.

A. Bury, 'Unknown Drawings by Robert Dighton in the collection of Mr Jeffrey Rose', Connoisseur, CLXVI, 1967, pp. 237-241.