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Regency Portraits Catalogue

William Esdaile (1758-1837), Banker and print collector

Miniature by C. Hayter exhibited RA 1829 (599).

Oil by Lawrence was left unfinished in the studio and delivered to Esdaile & Co in 1830 (untraced).

Oil by Wilkie dated 1836 is in Somerset County Museum, Taunton, exhibited 'Primitives to Picasso', RA, 1962 (307).

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.