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Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue

Richard Fitzpatrick (1748-1813), General, poet and politician; MP for Tavistock and Bedfordshire

c.1750
Painting by George Knapton, as a child with his brother and sister. Woburn Abbey (illus. Manners & Morals, Tate Gallery, 1987, no.195).

1773
Painting(?) by H. D. Hamilton, exhibited Society of Artists, London, 1773 (130).

c.1780?
Silhouette painted on glass, bust length, wearing military hat (illus. Wellesley, One Hundred Silhouette Portraits, 1912, pl.18).

1793-95
Painting by K. A. Hickel, The House of Commons 1793-94, see NPG 745.

1803
Bust by Joseph Nollekens. Formerly in the Temple of Liberty, Woburn Abbey. Exhibited RA 1804 (949). A plaster, formerly at Holland House, was sometime lent to Kenwood.

Posthumous
c.1813
Drawing by William Lane, Mr Fox and his Friends, see NPG 2076.

1814
Portrait by William Lane exhibited RA 1814 (472 the late General Fitzpatrick) with another of his brother Lord Ossory. Probably connected with the half-length drawing by William Lane, engraved H. R. Cook, the source of the image in Groups NPG 2076, see above.



This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Ingamells, National Portrait Gallery: Mid-Georgian Portraits 1760-1790, National Portrait Gallery, 2004, 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.