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Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue

James Maitland, 8th Earl of Lauderdale (1759-1839), Scottish politician and author of 'Inquiry into the Nature and Origin of Public Wealth'

c.1785
Painting by Thomas Gainsborough, see under NPG 928.

before 1795
Painting by Thomas Lawrence, untraced (K. Garlick, Sir Thomas Lawrence, 1954, pp 45, 67 no.41).

1803
Marble bust by Joseph Nollekens. Scottish NPG (PG 1364) with a plaster (PG 348). The original bust was made for the Temple of Liberty at Woburn Abbey (see Apollo, CXXX, 1989, pp 27-32).

1806
Medallion by John Henning. Scottish NPG (PG 212 paste, and PG 1538 porcelain), with two related drawings (PG 119, 397).

Painting by Thomas Phillips, half length. Scottish NPG (PG 756).

1820-23
Painting by George Hayter, The Trial of Queen Caroline, see NPG 999.

1826
Marble bust by Thomas Campbell. Thirlestane.

1829
Painting by Colvin Smith, whole length in Thistle robes. Thirlestane.

1834
Plaster statuette, seated in Thistle robes. Thirlestane.



This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Ingamells, National Portrait Gallery: Mid-Georgian Portraits 1760-1790, National Portrait Gallery, 2004, 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.