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Sir George Murray

(1772-1846), General and statesman

Regency Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter in 13 portraits
Scottish-born Murray enjoyed a prestigious career as a General and statesman. He had distinguished himself as quartermaster-general during the British campaigns against Napoleon's forces in Egypt in 1800. He served with the Duke of Wellington during the Peninsular War From 1809 to 1814 and, after Wellington, was the most respected soldier of his time in Britain.

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The Death of Gen: Sir Ralph Abercrombie, by Giovanni Vendramini, printed by  J. Matthews, published by  John Peter Thompson, after  Sir Robert Ker Porter - NPG D13764

The Death of Gen: Sir Ralph Abercrombie

by Giovanni Vendramini, printed by J. Matthews, published by John Peter Thompson, after Sir Robert Ker Porter
stipple engraving, published 4 June 1804
NPG D13764

Descriptive Sketch of the Print of the Death of Gen: Sir Ralph Abercrombie, published by John Peter Thompson, after  Sir Robert Ker Porter - NPG D13765

Descriptive Sketch of the Print of the Death of Gen: Sir Ralph Abercrombie

published by John Peter Thompson, after Sir Robert Ker Porter
etching, published 1804
NPG D13765

Sir George Murray, by Henry Meyer, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D18855

Sir George Murray

by Henry Meyer, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, (1812)
NPG D18855

Field Marshall the Duke of Wellington KG &c &c Giving Orders to his Generals Previous to a General Action, by, published by and after Anker Smith, by  Thomas Heaphy, published by  Rudolph Ackermann - NPG D42614

Field Marshall the Duke of Wellington KG &c &c Giving Orders to his Generals Previous to a General Action

by, published by and after Anker Smith, by Thomas Heaphy, published by Rudolph Ackermann
line and stipple engraving, published 8 August 1822
NPG D42614

A Cabinet Picture, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41022

A Cabinet Picture

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 5 November 1830
NPG D41022

Sir George Murray, by and published by Charles Fox, after  Henry William Pickersgill - NPG D42735

Sir George Murray

by and published by Charles Fox, after Henry William Pickersgill
stipple engraving, published 20 August 1835
NPG D42735

Re-organising the Legion (Sir George Murray), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41426

Re-organising the Legion (Sir George Murray)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 24 July 1837
NPG D41426

Sir George Murray, by John Cochran, printed by  Wilkinson & Dawe, published by  R. Ryley, published by  James Fraser, published by  Sir Francis Graham Moon, 1st Bt, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D39118

Sir George Murray

by John Cochran, printed by Wilkinson & Dawe, published by R. Ryley, published by James Fraser, published by Sir Francis Graham Moon, 1st Bt, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, published 1838 (1829)
NPG D39118

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A Cabinet Picture

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured lithograph, published 5 November 1830
NPG D48835

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