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Regency Whigs


32 People in group

William Adam

William Adam

1751-1839
Barrister, politician and judge
Sitter associated with 6 portraits
Francis Russell, 5th Duke of Bedford

Francis Russell, 5th Duke of Bedford

1765-1802
Whig politician and agriculturist
Sitter associated with 38 portraits
Lord George Cavendish Bentinck

Lord George Cavendish Bentinck

1802-1848
Statesman and sportsman
Sitter in 11 portraits
Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

1778-1868
Lord Chancellor
Sitter associated with 280 portraits
Frederick Howard, 5th Earl of Carlisle

Frederick Howard, 5th Earl of Carlisle

1748-1825
Politician and diplomat
Sitter associated with 26 portraits
George Hanger, 4th Baron Coleraine

George Hanger, 4th Baron Coleraine

1751?-1824
Eccentric
Sitter in 20 portraits
Edward Smith Stanley, 12th Earl of Derby

Edward Smith Stanley, 12th Earl of Derby

1752-1834
Sportsman and patron of horse-racing
Sitter associated with 65 portraits
William Cavendish, 5th Duke of Devonshire

William Cavendish, 5th Duke of Devonshire

1748-1811
Lord High Treasurer of Ireland
Sitter in 8 portraits
Georgiana Cavendish (née Spencer), Duchess of Devonshire

Georgiana Cavendish (née Spencer), Duchess of Devonshire

1757-1806
Beauty and leader of Whig society; first wife of 5th Duke of Devonshire
Sitter in 29 portraits
Thomas Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine

Thomas Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine

1750-1823
Lord Chancellor
Sitter associated with 69 portraits
William Wentworth Fitzwilliam, 2nd Earl Fitzwilliam

William Wentworth Fitzwilliam, 2nd Earl Fitzwilliam

1748-1833
Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland
Sitter in 13 portraits
Charles James Fox

Charles James Fox

1749-1806
Whig statesman
Sitter associated with 308 portraits
Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey

Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey

1764-1845
Prime Minister
Sitter associated with 189 portraits
Henry Richard Fox (later Vassall), 3rd Baron Holland

Henry Richard Fox (later Vassall), 3rd Baron Holland

1773-1840
Whig statesman and patron of art and letters
Sitter associated with 57 portraits
Francis Jeffrey, Lord Jeffrey

Francis Jeffrey, Lord Jeffrey

1773-1850
Scottish judge and critic; editor of the 'Edinburgh Review'
Sitter in 11 portraits
George Bussy Villiers, 4th Earl of Jersey

George Bussy Villiers, 4th Earl of Jersey

1735-1805
Courtier
Sitter in 6 portraits
Frances Villiers (née Twysden), Countess of Jersey

Frances Villiers (née Twysden), Countess of Jersey

1753-1821
Mistress of George IV and courtier
Sitter associated with 8 portraits
Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne

Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne

1780-1863
Whig politician; Home Secretary, Chancellor of the Exchequer and Lord President of the Council; Trustee of the National Portrait Gallery
Sitter associated with 77 portraits
Sir James Mackintosh

Sir James Mackintosh

1765-1832
Philosopher
Sitter in 9 portraits
Elizabeth Lamb (née Milbanke), Viscountess Melbourne

Elizabeth Lamb (née Milbanke), Viscountess Melbourne

baptised 1751-1818
Political hostess and agricultural improver
Sitter in 6 portraits
Samuel Parr

Samuel Parr

1747-1825
Pedagogue and Whig pamphleteer
Sitter in 18 portraits
William Henry Cavendish Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland

William Henry Cavendish Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland

1738-1809
Prime Minister
Sitter associated with 32 portraits
Sir Samuel Romilly

Sir Samuel Romilly

1757-1818
Solicitor-General and law reformer
Sitter in 8 portraits
John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

1792-1878
Prime Minister and writer; ex-officio Trustee of the National Portrait Gallery
Sitter associated with 249 portraits
Sydney Smith

Sydney Smith

1771-1845
Wit and Canon of St Paul's
Sitter in 9 portraits
John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer

John Charles Spencer, 3rd Earl Spencer

1782-1845
Whig statesman
Sitter associated with 66 portraits
George Tierney

George Tierney

1761-1830
Politician; MP for Southwark and Knaresborough
Sitter associated with 51 portraits
Samuel Whitbread

Samuel Whitbread

1764-1815
Politician and brewer; son of brewer Samuel Whitbread
Sitter associated with 21 portraits

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