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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Thomas Phillips (1770-1845), Portrait painter

1793
Self-portraits in Sitter Book (see NPG 1601).

1795
Miniature by W. Sherlock in V&A Museum (P20-1928), signed and dated 1795.

1814
Several self-portrait drawings, one dated 1814, were in an album at Sotheby's 12 July 1973 (110), one etched by Mrs Dawson Turner.

1816
Miniature by Mrs Mary (Byrne) Green exhibited RA 1816 (619), in a frame with portraits of Mrs Phillips and a young lady.

1821
Bust by Chantrey exhibited RA 1821 (1128), with plaster model in Ashmolean Museum (617-105).

1832
Miniature by Newton exhibited RA 1832 (777).

1834
Drawing by Brockedon (NPG 2515(70)).

1835
Oil by Linnell in Martyn Gregory Gallery in 1982, three-quarter-length on wood panel seated to right holding paper, palette to left, exhibited RA 1835 (42) and Victorian Exhibition 1892 (161) lent by the Linnell family.

1839
Oil by H. W. Phillips (his son) exhibited RA 1839 (752).

c.1840
Drawing by John Landseer at Christie's 3 August 1976 (18), as an old man seated to left. Another drawing, by Sir Edwin Landseer, in British Museum Red Redleaf Scrapbook, shows him three-quarter-length holding spectacles.

1844
Self-portrait, mezzotint by Lupton published 1845.

1847
Bust by J. E. Thomas exhibited RA 1847 (1352) is probably of another Thomas Phillips.

Undated
Drawing by Suhrlandt (Johann or Rudolf) in Print Room, Berlin.



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.