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Regency Portraits Catalogue

William Gifford (1756-1826), First editor of the Quarterly Review

Oils by Hoppner (see NPG 1017).

Small engraved profile to left, published by R. Phillips (undated).

Portrait by Hoppner's son Lascelles exhibited RA 5812 (311).

Oil by W. H. Watts exhibited RA 1822 (659), engraved By Finden as 'from the original picture in the possession of Mr Murray' for Gifford's Autobiography, 1833 but no longer in the Murray collection.

Miniature by Cosway was in E. W. Williams collection in 1897 (G. C. Williamson, Richard Cosway RA, 1897, p 126).

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.