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Regency Portraits Catalogue

William Arden, 2nd Baron Alvanley (1789-1849), Soldier

1819
'Going to White's', a coloured etching caricature by Richard Dighton published January 1819 in Dighton's Characters at the West End of Town, 1825.

1831
Oil by John Ferneley senior, 'Spying for Deer', a mountainous scene in Scotland with Lord Alvanley, Sir Harry Goodrick and W. L. Gilmour with gillies and ponies, at Christie's 26 March 1976 (20).

1832-5
Several drawings by Landseer were in the album sold at Christie's in 1972 (see NPG 4918).

c.1840
Coloured aquatint by Grego after Dighton, 'The Light of Other Days', equestrian with Lord Hill and Lord Yarmouth (Reminiscences of Captain Gronow, 1889, I, p 320).



This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: Richard Walker, Regency Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, 1985, 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.