Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne (1780-1863), Whig politician; Home Secretary, Chancellor of the Exchequer and Lord President of the Council

This does not include photographs, of which there are several in the NPG; there is an engraving by D. J. Pound, after a photograph by Mayall (example in the NPG).

c.1784
Painting by G. Romney. Collection of the Marquess of Lansdowne, Bowood.
Reproduced Country Life, CXVI (1954), 1961.

c.1805
Painting by H. Walton (NPG 178).

1820
'The House of Lords, 1820' by Sir G. Hayter (NPG 999).

'The Trial of Queen Caroline', water-colour by J. Stephanoff, A. Pugin and R. Bowyer. Houses of Parliament. Engraved by J. G. Murray, published R. Bowyer, 1823 (example in NPG).

1821
Water-colour attributed to J. Stephanoff. Victoria and Albert Museum. This is a study for a picture of 'The Coronation of George IV’.

c.1827
Painting by Sir T. Lawrence. Collection of the Marquess of Lansdowne, Bowood.
Exhibited British Institution, 1830 (44), and SKM, 1868 (329). Engraved by J. Bromley, published Colnaghi, 1831 (example in NPG), and by H. Cook, published Fisher, 1834 (example in NPG), for Jerdan's 'National Portrait Gallery'. Copies: Bowood, and Ilchester Collection. An engraving by W. H. Egleton, after a drawing by J. Stewart (example in NPG), appears to be based on the Lawrence. A painting attributed to Lawrence was sold Robinson & Fisher, 31 January 1934 (lot 135).

1832
'The Reform Bill receiving the King's Assent, 1832' by S. W. Reynolds. Houses of Parliament.
Engraved by W. Walker and S. W. Reynolds junior, published Walker, 1836 (example in NPG).

c.1832
'William IV Holding a Council,' lithograph by J. Knight (example in British Museum).

1833
'The House of Commons, 1833' by Sir G. Hayter (NPG 54).

'The Reform Banquet, 1833' by B. R. Haydon. Collection of Lady Mary Howick, Howick.
Etched by F. Bromley, published J. C. Bromley, 1835 (example in NPG); engraved and published by J. C. Bromley, 1837 (example in British Museum).

1837
'Queen Victoria Presiding at her First Council, 1837' by Sir D. Wilkie. Royal Collection.
Engraved by C. Fox, published F. G. Moon, 1839 (example in British Museum).

1838
'The Coronation of Queen Victoria, 1838' by Sir G. Hayter. Royal Collection.
Engraved by H. T. Ryall, published Graves and Warmsley, 1843 (example in NPG).

'Coronation of Queen Victoria, 1838', engraving by C. E. Wagstaff and T. Higham, after E. T. Parris, published 1840 (example in British Museum). Study of Lansdowne (NPG 1383).

1840
Engraving by B. Holl, after a drawing by B. R. Haydon, published J. Dowding, 1840 (example in NPG), for 'Political Reformers'.

c.1840
Painting by J. Linnell. Linnell Sale, Christie's, 15 March 1918 (lot 33).
Exhibited VE, 1892 (12). Either this or another version is in the collection of the Marquess of Lansdowne, and was exhibited RA, 1840 (199).

1842
'Christening of the Prince of Wales, 1842' by Sir G. Hayter. Royal Collection.
Reproduced H. and A. Gernsheim, Queen Victoria: A Biography in Word and Picture (1959), plate 57.

1846
'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846' by J. Partridge (NPG 342).
Study of 1847: Christie's, 15 June 1874 (lot 63), exhibited SKM, 1868 (396).

c.1847
Coloured lithograph by A. Blaikley, published A. Blaikley, Pictures of the People from Prince to Peasant (1847), facing p 23.

1854
'The Coalition Ministry, 1854' by Sir J. Gilbert (NPG 1125).

Painting by Sir F. Grant. Collection of the Marquess of Lansdowne.
Exhibited RA, 1857 (70). Listed in Grant's 'Sitters Book' (copy of original MS, NPG archives), under the year 1854. Engraved by J. R. Jackson, published Printsellers Association, 1857 (example in NPG); engraving exhibited RA, 1857 (1193).

1857
'Napoleon III Receiving the Order of the Garter' by E. M. Ward. Royal Collection.
Exhibited RA, 1858 (35).

1858
'The Marriage of the Princess Royal' by J. Phillip. Royal Collection.
Exhibited RA, 1860 (58). Engraved by A. Blanchard, published E. Gambart, 1865 (example in British Museum).

c.1872
Marble bust by Sir J. E. Boehm. Westminster Abbey.
Model exhibited R, 1872 (1413).

Undated
Painting called Lansdowne and attributed to Sir W. Beechey. Simon Sale, New York, 4 April 1929 (lot 80), reproduced sale catalogue, p 39.

Painting by Fabre. Ilchester Collection.

Painting by an unknown artist. Collection of D. E. Bowen,

Drawing by J. Doyle. British Museum.

Unspecified portrait. India Office, London.

Anonymous lithograph (example in NPG).



This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: Richard Ormond, Early Victorian Portraits, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1973, 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.