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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Henry Somerset, 7th Duke of Beaufort (1792-1853), Sportsman

c.1812
Water-colour by R. Cosway. Collection of the Duke of Beaufort, Badminton.

Water-colour by R. Cosway. Collection of the Duke of Beaufort. Either a study for, or another version of; the water-colour above.

1817
Coloured etching by R. Dighton (in Hyde Park), published Dighton, 1817 (example in NPG).
Reproduced Captain Jesse, The Life of Beau Brummel (1886), II, facing 242. Presumably the same etching by Dighton, published T. McLean, 1817 (example in Victoria and Albert Museum, where there is also a reduced version).

1820
'The House of Lords' by Sir G. Hayter (NPG 999).

1836
Painting by H. and W. Barraud (with the Beaufort Hunt). Collection of the Hon Mrs Macdonald
Buchanan. Reproduced S. Sitwell, Conversation Pieces (1936), plate 124.

c.1837
Painting by W. Gush (in the uniform of the Gloucestershire Yeomanry Cavalry). Exhibited RA, 1837 (71). Almost certainly the unattributed portrait in the collection of the Duke of Beaufort, where Beaufort seems to be wearing the uniform of the Gloucestershire Yeomanry. A variant version was in the collection of David Minlore.

1838
Drawing by Count A. D'Orsay (NPG 4026(5)).

1839
Painting by Sir E. Landseer (on horseback at the Eglington Tournament). Collection of the Duke of Beaufort. Landseer Exhibition, RA, 1961 (96).

1840
Lithograph by R. J. Lane, after Count A. D'Orsay, published J. Mitchell, 1840 (example in NPG).

Marble bust by W. Behnes. Collection of the Duke of Beaufort.
Exhibited RA, 1841 (1335).

1841
Drawing by J. Doyle (on horseback). British Museum.

1845
Painting by H. Alken (NPG 2806).

c.1847
'Peninsular War Group' by J. P. Knight. Collection of the Marquess of Londonderry.
Exhibited RA, 1848 (321). Engraved by F. Bromley, published H. Graves, 1847 (example in NPG).

1854
Marble bust by G. G. Adams. Collection of the Duke of Beaufort.
Either the bust exhibited RA, 1855 (1479), or 1856 (1323).

c.1854
Drawing by J. R. Swinton. Collection of the Duke of Beaufort.
Engraved by G. Zobel, published J. Mitchell, 1854 (example in British Museum).

1858
Painting by N. Schiavoni (with his second wife, in a gondola at Venice). Collection of the Duke of
Beaufort.

Undated
Painting by F. X. Winterhalter (in Garter Robes). Collection of the Duke of Beaufort.
Reproduced O. Sitwell, Left Hand, Right Hand, I (1945), 74.

Miniature by F. Rochard. Exhibition of Portrait Miniatures, Burlington Fine Arts Club, 1889, case XXX (61).

Lithograph by F. W. Wilkin (example in NPG); lithograph by 'TCW' (example in British Museum).



This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: Richard Ormond, Early Victorian Portraits, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1973, 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.