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Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue

Sir Hector Munro (1725 or 1726-1805 or 1806), General

Painting by George Willison, whole length. Private collection (M. Archer, India and British Portraiture 1770-1825, 1979, p 442n19). Willison was in India 1774-80.

Painting by Joshua Reynolds, half length, with ribbon and badge of the Bath. Untraced (D. Mannings, Sir Joshua Reynolds, I, 2000, no.1311). Exhibited RA 1785 (89).

Unattributed painting, see NPG 1433.

Medallion by James Tassie (J. M. Gray, James and William Tassie, a biographical and critical sketch with a catalogue of their portrait medallions of modern personages, 1894, no.278). Plaster in the Scottish NPG (PG 468).

Doubtful Portrait
Painting by Francis Cotes dated 1763, when Munro was in India (E. M. Johnson, Francis Cotes, 1976, no.125).

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.