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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Henry Bathurst, 3rd Earl Bathurst (1762-1834), Statesman

Most of the Bathurst family portraits are recorded in Earl Bathurst's Catalogue of the Bathurst Collection of Pictures, 1908 at Cirencester Park where there are two annotated master copies.

Oil by N. Dance at Cirencester, whole-length as a boy with his younger brother Apsley (mezzotint by T. Watson 1776).

Oil by an unknown artist at Cirencester, head and shoulders as a boy in Eton Montem dress.

Oil by N. Dance at Cirencester, exhibited 'Neglected English Masters', Burlington Fine Arts Club, 1932.

Oil by Thomas Phillips, exhibited RA 1809 (196), at Cirencester, and a slightly different version without Star of KG engraved by T. Watson 1810 for Cadell's Contemporary Portraits.

Oil by Lawrence at Apsley House, and another 1820-3 at Windsor Castle with a miniature copy at Cirencester.

Bathurst also figures in Hayter's 'House of Commons 1833' group (NPG 54) and in George Jones's 'Catholic Emancipation Act 1829' group on loan from Lord Clifford to the House of Lords.

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.