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Regency Portraits Catalogue

John Jackson (1778-1831), Portrait painter

Apart from the self-portraits, recorded portraits are:
1806
Pencil sketch by Wilkie, sold Christie's 20 February 1912 (340).

1810
Jackson acted as model for Argyll in Northcote's 'Duke of Argyll asleep in Prison' exhibited RA 1810 (142); see Conversations of Northcote, 1901, p 17.

1820
Portrait by T. Vaughan exhibited RA 1820 (661), probably a watercolour drawing.

1822
Miniatures by A. Robertson, exhibited RA 1822 (753) and RA 1830 (930).

Undated
Miniature by Russell is listed by Williamson in John Russell RA, p 138.



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.