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Regency Portraits Catalogue

George Child-Villiers, 5th Earl of Jersey (1773-1859), Master of the Horse to Queen Victoria

1800-10
Drawing by Cosway in Jersey collection, whole-length standing in fancy dress.

1810
Oil by Northcote, half-length in James Northcote’s list of paintings, p 33, possibly copied in enamel by Bone 1813 (Henry Bone’s annotated pencil drawings for miniatures and enamels, p 20).

1815
Oil by Lawrence begun 1815, destroyed by fire 1950.

1820
The Trial of Queen Caroline 1820' by Hayter (NPG 1695(u) and 999).

Oil by Phillips in Jersey collection, listed in Sitter Book March 1820, kit-cat and exhibited RA 1820 (273), mezzotint by Cousins 1836.

1825
Drawing by Landseer, in a shooting party, Landseer Exhibition RA 1961 (43) lent by Lady Russell.

1833
'The House of Commons 1833' by Hayter (NPG 54 and Richard Ormond, National Portrait Gallery: Early Victorian Portraits, 1973, p 526).

1837
Oil by Wilkie in Royal Collection, 'The First Council of Queen Victoria 1837'.

1841
Lithograph from an ink drawing by R. Seymour for Wildrake's Cracks of the Day.

1842
Lithograph published by McBean, equestrian profile with a noticeable similarity to the Duke of Wellington.

Lithograph whole-length in fancy dress at the Queen's Ball.

Undated
Equestrian drawing by Doyle in British Museum (Laurence Binyon, Catalogue of Drawings by British Artists … in the British Museum, 1898-1907, p 94).

Miniature by Ross at Goodwood.

Oil by Sartorius in Jersey collection, 'Lord Jersey instructing his jockey'.



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.