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Regency Portraits Catalogue

William Holwell-Carr (1758-1830), Priest; art dealer; art collector; painter

Pastel by Lewis Vaslet in Exeter College, Oxford, signed on the back: L. Vaslet of Bath fecit Oxon 1790 and written on a paper: a strong likeness.

Oil by Jackson, formed part of the Holwell-Carr bequest to the National Gallery in 1830 (NG 124).

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.