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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Sir William Garrow (1760-1840), Lawyer

1785
Oil by Romney, half-length to right in blue-green coat, yellow striped ruffles, white tie (reproduced H. Ward & W. Roberts, Romney, 1904, p 59, then in Mrs Hudson's collection, Marlow).

1788
Miniature by Smart in a private collection (reproduced D. Foskett, John Smart, 1964, plate XVIII).

1792
Pastel by Russell, signed and dated 1792, exhibited RA 1793 (675), Christie's 21 February 1903 (48) bought Colnaghi; the companion portrait of his wife Sarah is at Waddesdon Manor.

1802
Oil by A. W. Devis exhibited RA 1802 (610), mezzotint by Dunkarton published March 1810.

1807
Small stipple by Purden published Richardson December 1807.

1815
Oil by Harlow in Lincoln's Inn, exhibited RA 1815 (150), three-quarter-length seated facing in wig and gown holding paper.

c.1817
Small stipple and line engraving by H. Cook, as one of the Barons of the Exchequer, published A. Whellier.



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.