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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Robert Stewart, 2nd Marquess of Londonderry (Lord Castlereagh) (1769-1822), Statesman

Londonderry House in Park Lane was demolished c.1960 and replaced with the Hilton Hotel. Most of the family portraits were removed to Wynyard Park, Cleveland, Yorks.

1794
Oil by Lawrence at Wynyard, exhibited RA 1794 (131), three-quarter-length standing holding hat and stick (H. Montgomery Hyde, Londonderry House and its Pictures, 1937, plate XXIII).

Drawing by Dance (NPG 1141).

c.1796
Gouache and pastel by Daniel Gardner in Walter A. Brandt collection, exhibited Kenwood 1972 (33), whole-length in yellow Van Dyck suit and brown cloak.

1799-1800
Oil by H. D. Hamilton at Wynyard, exhibited Dublin 1804, half-length in green jacket with gilt buttons (H. Montgomery Hyde, Londonderry House and its Pictures, 1937, plate XXII).

c.1810
Oil by Lawrence (NPG 891).

1811-12
Marble busts by Nollekens dated 1812 in Quentin Johnson collection (formerly Bayham Abbey); plaster model exhibited RA 1811 (938) was destroyed at Londonderry House 1940.

c.1814
Oil by Lawrence at Wynyard, exhibited RA 1814 (23), three-quarter-length in dark coat, buff breeches, Star of Garter (added after Congress of Vienna); replicas in Windsor Castle and Mountstewart and Arniston (H. Montgomery Hyde, Londonderry House and its Pictures, 1937, plate XXI); mezzotint (without Garter) by C. Turner 1814 (Alfred Whitman, Charles Turner, 1907, 323).

1820
'Trial of Queen Caroline' by Hayter (NPG 999).

Pencil drawing by Wivell in collection of Lord Crawford & Balcarres.

1821
Busts by Chantrey, see NPG 687.

Coloured etching by Stephanoff, whole-length as Knight of the Garter at the Coronation of George IV (plate in Naylor's Coronation).

1822
Wax relief medallion, perhaps by David Morison (NPG 4384).

Enamel on copper by William Bate in National Gallery of Ireland (2333), head and shoulders based on NPG Lawrence.

Coloured etching by G. Cruikshank, 'DEATH of the MARQUIS of LONDONDERRY/Bankhead let me fall upon your Arm. 'Tis all over'; reproduced in T. P. Fitzgerald, Political and Private Life of the Marquis of Londonderry, 1822, frontispiece.

c.1822
Drawing by Cochran engraved and published 27 August 1822.

Chalk drawing by Lawrence engraved in stipple by Meyer for The Imperial Magazine, 2 September 1822, similar to NPG 891 but in peer's robes (Kenneth Garlick, ‘Catalogue of Paintings, Drawings and Pastels of Sir Thomas Lawrence’ in Walpole Society Journal, XXXIX, 1964).

Drawing by Gauci lithographed and published 15 October 1822.

Pen and wash drawing by Landseer at Baron's Court, whole-length standing, reproduced Landseer Exhibition catalogue, RA 1961 (134).

Undated
Pencil drawing by Aubrey in Lady Blessington sale Phillips 7-26 May 1849 (596).

Miniatures exhibited by Jeffery Whitehead Burlington Fine Arts Club, 1889, p 59 and Exhibition of the Royal House of Guelph, New Gallery, 1891 (75 and 1063).

Marble bust by Thomas Kirk (W. G. Strickland, Dictionary of Irish Artists, I, p 589).

Medallic portrait by J. Wilson exhibited RA 1824 (910).

Marble statue by J. E. Thomas 1850 in Westminster Abbey; the model was exhibited Westminster Hall 1844.



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.