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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Edmund Cartwright (1743-1823), Inventor

c.1786
A family conversation piece of Cartwright and his five children, ascribed to Hawes of Doncaster, exhibited 'Arts and Antiques in Nottinghamshire', Nottingham, 1937 (488) lent by Mrs Cartwright and later in her nephew Hugh Cartwright's collection (see The Ancestor, X, 1904, note on p 11).

c.1800
Oil by Robert Fulton engraved by Atkinson for The Commercial and Agricultural Magazine, 1 April 1800, engraved again by J. Thomson 'from a Picture in the possession of Miss Cartwright', and again by Oldham Barlow in 1862.

Undated
Lithograph by Adam Buck mentioned in W. G. Strickland, Dictionary of Irish Artists, 1913, I, p 119.

Posthumous
1823
A commemorative tablet by Vidler is in Battle church, Sussex.

1826
Marble bust by MacDowell exhibited RA 1826 (1017).

1902
Marble statue by Henry Fehr was erected in Bradford Art Gallery.



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.