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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Amelia Opie (1769-1853), Novelist and poet; second wife of John Opie

Portraits by John Opie (see NPG 765).

Medallion by David (NPG 1081).

Half-length by Briggs exhibited RA 1832 (166) and later at Keswick Hall, Norfolk, in grey shawl and tall muslin cap (Duleep Singh, Portraits in Norfolk Houses, I, p 346).

Drawing by Briggs, signed and dated: London 1834 (Dresden Staatliche Kunstsammlungen).

'Anti-Slavery Society Convention' by Haydon (NPG 599).

Pencil miniature by W. G. Butler formerly at Ketteringham Hall, Norfolk (Duleep Singh, Portraits in Norfolk Houses, I, p 369).

Portrait by Edridge (Agnews 1964), half-length leaning on stable door at Southill is of doubtful identity.

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.