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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Joseph Jekyll (1754-1837), Wit, Solicitor-General to the Prince of Wales and politician; MP for Calne

Satires on his association with Lord Lansdowne were published in 1798 by Gillray and Sayers.

Portrait by Lawrence, private collection Windsor, painted in 1816 (Diary of Joseph Farington, 11 January 1816), exhibited RA 1817 (346) and engraved in mezzotint by W. Say 1818.

Drawing by D'Orsay sold Sotheby's 13 February 1950 bought Colnaghi.

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.