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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Sir Edward Paget (1775-1849), General

Drawing by Edridge in V&A Museum, signed and dated 1810 and possibly that exhibited RA 1815 (739).

'Capture of General Paget', equestrian group by Dubourg after Atkinson reproduced in colour in Ralph Nevill, British Military Prints, 1909, I, xxxiv.

Oil probably painted in captivity 1812-14, engraved by Lemercier reproduced Letters & memorials of General the Hon. Sir Edward Paget, GCB, 1898, frontispiece.

Oil by ? Shee at Plas Newydd, three-quarter-length in uniform, Ribbon and Stars of GCB and Tower and Sword and Army Gold Medal, painted after his release from captivity April 1814; another oil attributed to Shee in British Embassy Madrid, half-length in Cheshire Militia uniform; two undated Shee portraits are listed in W. G. Strickland, Dictionary of Irish Artists, 1913, II, p 343.

Oil by Home in Asiatic Society, Calcutta and NPG miniature (NPG 3247).

Oil by J. P. Knight exhibited RA 1844 (363), as Governor of Chelsea Hospital; he was buried in the cemetery there; he also appears in Knight's 'Peninsula Heroes' exhibited RA 1848 (321).

Marble bust by Weekes exhibited RA 1846 (1456).

Undated and doubtful
Miniature by Cosway lent by J. L. Propert to Burlington Fine Arts Club, Exhibition of Portrait Miniatures, 1889 and Exhibition of the Royal House of Guelph, New Gallery, 1891, sold Christie's 7 June 1910 (292), identity doubtful.

Doubtful miniature attributed to George Engleheart, Christie's 23 October 1979 (139).

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.