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Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue

John Moore (1730-1805), Archbishop of Canterbury

1776-83
Painting by George Romney, three-quarter length seated in rochet and chimere. Deanery, Canterbury. Exhibited Second special exhibition of National Portraits (William and Mary to MDCCC), South Kensington, 1867 (792). After a single sitting in 1776, ‘ABC’ received ten in 1780 and one each in 1781-83; payment was made to Romney in 1783.

1788-90
Painting by George Romney, three-quarter length seated in rochet and chimere. Lambeth Palace (illus. J. Ingamells, The English Episcopal Portrait 1559-1835, 1981, fig.198). There were five sittings in 1788 and one in 1790; payment was made to Romney in 1792. Engraved J. Jones 1792; J. Owen 1798 (bust; Public Characters 1798-99); C. Bestland 1803 (half length); Holl 1800 (bust-length oval). Copies by Thomas Heaphy in the Old Vicarage, Bangor; by Thomas Stewart at Christ Church, Oxford (Mrs R. L. Poole, Catalogue of Portraits in the possession of the University, Colleges and City and County of Oxford, III, p 77), and by S. P. Hall 1913 at Pembroke College, Oxford (Mrs R. L. Poole, Catalogue of Portraits in the possession of the University, Colleges and City and County of Oxford, III, p 247).

1794
Painting by Thomas Lawrence, three-quarter length standing in rochet and chimere. Southampton Art Gallery (K. Garlick, Sir Thomas Larence: a complete catalogue of the oil paintings, 1989, no.570). Exhibited RA 1794 (115).

1796
Painting by William Hamilton, whole-length standing in rochet and chimere. Lambeth Palace. Exhibited RA 1796 (13).

1801
Engraving, ‘Dighton del. Pye fct.’, half length in rochet and chimere (Orthodox Churchman’s Mag., 1801).

1803
Drawing and etching by Robert Dighton, see NPG 982e.

1804
Painting by Henry Ashby, exhibited RA 1804 (486).

Drawing by Henry Edridge, bust length in rochet and chimere, exhibited RA 1804 (559). Enamel copy by Henry Bone dated 1805, in the National Gallery of Ireland (3619); his preparatory drawing in the NPG Bone albums (R. Walker, 'Henry Bone's Pencil Drawings in the National Portrait Gallery', Wal. Soc., LXI, 1999, no.362, fig.143).



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.