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Regency Portraits Catalogue

George Eden, Earl of Auckland (1784-1849), Governor-General of India

c.1820-40
Drawing by HB (John Doyle), whole-length in top-hat and frock-coat, reproduced in Sir H. Maxwell, Sixty Years a Queen, 1897, p 32.

1832
Oil by B. R. Haydon, 'The Reform Banquet', engraved J. C. Bromley with a key plate.

1835-41
Watercolour painting by the Hon Emily Eden (his sister) of a Durbar, reproduced in Curzon, British Government in India, 1925, II, p 198.

1835
Oil sketch by S. J. Rochard, signed and dated, offered as a bequest to the NPG by Andrew Drummond of Radlett in 1974, possibly a study for the oil portrait exhibited by Rochard RA 1836 (157).

1841
Watercolour painting by a Hindu artist of Lord Auckland holding a Durbar during his tour through the north-west provinces of Bengal, exhibited RA 1841 (858).

1842
Ink drawing by Colesworthy Grant, whole-length seated at a table, signed and dated Calcutta March 1842, lithograph reproduced in C. Grant, Sketches of Public Characters of Calcutta 1838-1850, p 49.

1844
Oil by Octavius Oakley exhibited RA 1844 (1034).

Marble bust by Henry Weekes in Victoria Hall, Calcutta; a statue by Weekes of 1847 is also there.

1846
Drawing in Illustrated London News, 25 July 1846, 'Lord John Russell's first Cabinet'.

1849
Oil by Miss Ziegler exhibited RA 1849 (764).

1850
Oil by Dickinson known from a large lithograph by J. Thomson 1850, three-quarter-length standing wearing Ribbon and Star of Bath.



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.