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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Sir Augustus Wall Callcott (1779-1844), Landscape painter

1800
Oil by Thomas Kirkby exhibited RA 1800 (262).

c.1825
Pencil drawing by Penry Williams in British Museum, exhibited 'Portrait Drawings', British Museum, 1974 (198).

1827
Pencil drawing by Carl Vogel in Dresden Art Gallery, head and shoulders dated 7 August 1827.

1831
John Linnell's Sitter Sketchbook in the British Museum records an oil sketch on a wood panel (12 x 10 in) made for Mrs (afterwards Lady) Callcott in 1831, and a duplicate for Mr Gibbon in 1847; the original was exhibited RA 1832 (362), engraved in mezzotint by Linnell himself, and is now in the Paul Mellon Collection, exhibited Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 1963 (295), and Tate Gallery 1981 (1).

1843
Drawing by Thomas Bridgford exhibited RA 1843 (1060).

Undated
Oil by Owen at Christie's (W. H. Callcott) 5 May 1883 (44) and in the Victorian Exhibition, New Gallery 1892 (185).



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.