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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Robert Banks Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool (1770-1828), Prime Minister

This list does not include the personal and political satires recorded in the British Museum Catalogues.

Four oils by Lawrence listed by Garlick (Kenneth Garlick, ‘Catalogue of Paintings, Drawings and Pastels of Sir Thomas Lawrence’ in Walpole Society Journal, XXXIX, 1964, p 127) are:
(1) Early 1790s when Lord Hawkesbury, at Pitchford Hall (Grant family); mezzotint by J. Young 1801, 'Romantic Movement' exhibition, Tate Gallery, 1959 (241); small head and shoulders pencil drawing by Andrew Robertson at Dalchonzie (J. B. Robertson collection).
(2) c.1800 with Agnew 1951, now private collection.
(3) c.1820 in Royal Collection (Windsor Castle Waterloo Chamber); mezzotint by C. Turner 1827, oil replica at Ickworth; a thinly veiled variant appears as a mezzotint lettered 'Painted and Engraved by C. Turner, Mezzotinto Engraver in Ordinary to His Majesty' and published by Colnaghi, 1 February 1826.
(4) RA 1827, see NPG 1804.

1793-4
'The House of Commons 1793-4' by K. A. Hickel (NPG 745).

1807
Oil by Hoppner in Lord Liverpool's collection, Leicestershire, as Lord Hawkesbury, exhibited RA 1807 (94) with mezzotints by Meyer 1808 and re-issued 1815 with title altered to 'Liverpool'.

1820
'The Trial of Queen Caroline 1820' and related sketches by Hayter (NPG 999 and 1695(m)&(s))

1823
Hayter probably achieved a sitting for an oil study in March 1823, see letter to Lord Liverpool (Trial of Queen Caroline).

Undated
Pencil drawing by Edridge known from a copy by Lady Hawkesbury (Kirkham Abbey Catalogue, 1905, no.213).

Sculpture
1801
Plaster bust by Nollekens exhibited RA 1801 (1007); marble bust signed and dated: Nollekens 1816 is at Windsor and another at Ickworth; a Wivell drawing from Nollekens's bust (fully clothed) was engraved by Thomson for The European Magazine, 2 November 1818.

Undated
Marble bust by Hardenberg is at Ickworth (Rupert Gunnis, Dictionary of British Sculptors 1660-1851, 1953, p 187).



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.