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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Edward Venables Vernon Harcourt (1757-1847), Archbishop of York

c.1784
Miniature by an unknown artist exhibited SKM 1865 (2221) lent by Mrs Malcolm.

1803
Oil by Hoppner at Christ Church, Oxford, exhibited RA 1803 (111), mezzotint by C. Turner 1804 (R. L. Poole, Catalogue of Oxford Portraits, III, pp 95-6) .

1811
Oil by Owen at Bishopthorpe, York, exhibited RA 1811 (175), believed to have been finished by Jackson, mezzotint by Ward 1828.

1813
Oil by Jackson formerly at Castle Howard, possibly that sold Debenham Coe 5 December 1973 (92), exhibited RA 1813 (100), mezzotint by Meyer 1815 and stipple vignette variant in white surplice by Thomson published 1834 (John Ingamells, The English Episcopal Portraits, 1981, plate 121).

1817
Miniature by W. M. Craig exhibited RA 1817 (833).

1819
Oil by Phillips at All Souls, Oxford, signed and dated 1819, exhibited RA 1818 (83) (R. L. Poole, Catalogue of Oxford Portraits, II, p 199, plate XXVI and John Ingamells, The English Episcopal Portraits, 1981, plate 122).

1820
'Trial of Queen Caroline 1820' and drawings by Hayter (NPG 999 and 1695(t)).

1823
Oil by Lawrence at Sudbury Hall (Lord Vernon), exhibited RA 1823 (28), mezzotint by G. H. Phillips 1836; copy at Christie's 11 June 1948 (134) and another by G. F. Watts in Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield (Kenneth Garlick, ‘Catalogue of Paintings, Drawings and Pastels of Sir Thomas Lawrence’ in Walpole Society Journal, XXXIX, 1964).

1825-6
Oil by Hayter exhibited RA 1825 (52). Henry Cohen, miniaturist and Hayter's pupil, exhibited a miniature RA 1826 (631), possibly a copy of Hayter's portrait.

1837
'Coronation of Queen Victoria' oil by Hayter and 'Queen Victoria Receiving the Sacrament' oil by C. R. Leslie, both in the Royal Collection.

1840
'Marriage of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert' oil by Hayter in Royal Collection (Buckingham Palace), engraved by Wagstaff 1844; Archbishop Harcourt officiated at the ceremony although retired from York since 1838.

1841
'Christening of the Princess Royal' oil by C. R. Leslie in Royal Collection (Buckingham Palace),
engraved by Ryall 1849; a copy is in the House of Lords and a miniature copy by Sir William Newton was exhibited RA 1844 (771).

1842
'Christening of the Prince of Wales' miniature by Sir William Newton lent to the Victorian Exhibition 1892 (422) by Mrs Newton.

1844
Calotype by David Octavius Hill taken at British Association meeting in York, in Scottish NPG archive.

1845-55
Marble bust by Matthew Noble exhibited RA 1845 (1402); statuette by Noble exhibited RA 1849 (1299) and recumbent figures on monuments at Stanton Harcourt (where he was buried) and in York Minster.

1846
Drawing by George Richmond listed in Richmond's Account Books under 1846, p 41; stipple engraving by G. Brown lettered 'aged 89'.



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.