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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Richard Payne Knight (1751-1824), Art collector and writer

1794
Lawrence's well-known portrait formerly at Downton Castle, now in Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, exhibited RA 1794 (181), three-quarter-length seated holding a large volume of engravings on his knees, reproduced in Garlick, Lawrence, 1954, plate 29 and in colour in Michael Clarke & Nicholas Penny, The Arrogant Connoisseur, 1982, VII.

c.1800
A later portrait by Lawrence, in the Society of Dilettanti collection, engraved in mezzotint by Bromley c.1805 and in stipple by Scriven 1811.

1812-14
Busts by Bacon (see NPG 4887).



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.