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Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue

William Harcourt, 3rd Earl Harcourt (1743-1830), Field Marshal

c.1758
Drawing by Paul Sandby, whole-length as a Hussar with shako. Private collection. Of little value as a portrait.

1780
Painting by Joshua Reynolds, three-quarter length in the uniform of an aide-de-camp to the King, with his older brother George, the 2nd Earl, and his Countess. Private collection (D. Mannings, Sir Joshua Reynolds, I, 2000, no.833). Engraved C. Tomkins.

c.1780
Miniature attributed to Richard Collins, see NPG 5561.

c.1795
Drawing (gouache and pencil) by Daniel Gardner, half length oval as field officer. Private collection. Another at Hartwell House in 1921.

1818
Painting by Henry Edridge, three-quarter length seated in Peer’s robes, engraved S. W. Reynolds.

1820-23
Painting by George Hayter, The Trial of Queen Caroline, see NPG 999.

1822
Marble bust by R. W. Sievier, with toga and star of the Bath. Sotheby’s, 10 June 1993, lot 704 (illus.), from Stanton Harcourt. Presumably the bust exhibited RA 1822 (1036).

1824
Plaster bust by R. W. Sievier, wearing court dress with Bath collar and star. Private collection.

1828
Marble bust by R. W. Sievier, draped with a gown. Royal Collection. A plaster copy from Stanton Harcourt dated 1829 sold Sotheby’s, 10 June 1993, lot 709.

1832
Monument by R. W. Sievier, whole length in Peer’s robes. St George’s Chapel, Windsor. Exhibited RA 1832 (1177). The plaster model is in St Michael’s church, Stanton Harcourt (illus. Country Life, XC, 1941, p 631; R. Gunnis, Dictionary of British Sculptors, 1968 ed., f.p.353).

Doubtful Portraits
Painting attributed to Robert Hunter, c.1765, three-quarter length in military uniform, private collection.



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.