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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Matthew Gregory ('Monk') Lewis (1775-1818), Writer

Portrait by Drummond engraved by Ridley for The Monthly Mirror, 1 November 1796.

Drawing by George Dance in sale of Dance drawings at Christie's, 1 July 1898 (87) but not engraved among the 'Portraits of Eminent Characters'.

Drawing by Harlow engraved by Hollis for The Life and Works of Lord Byron, Murray, 1834 and used again in Baron-Wilson, Life of M.G. Lewis, 1839, frontispiece.

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.