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Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue

Richard Reynolds (1735-1816), Philanthropist and industrialist

Miniature by Samuel Shelley, exhibited RA 1798 (860).

Painted and engraved by John Baldrey, half-length oval.

Wax by Samuel Percy, see NPG 4674.

Engraving by Bottomley, profile, aged 80.

Portrait by William Hobday, three-quarter length seated. with J. B. Braithwaite 1900. Seen by Scharf 1866 ‘at Mr Webbs, Cooper’s Row’ and considered ‘very poorly painted’ (Sir George Scharf's Trustees' Sketch Books, 11/16). Exhibited RA 1817 (558); Second special exhibition of National Portraits (William and Mary to MDCCC), South Kensington, 1867 (176) lent S. Gurney. Engraved W. Sharp 1817, anon. 1823. Much resembling the Percy’s wax, see NPG 4674.

Anon. engraving, half length, bald with white hair, wearing a dark suit [the engraving in the NPG has Bronwhite written on the verso and Meyer].

Profile, bust length, engraved J. L. Frost, Bristol.

Engraving by S. Bellin (H. M. Rathbone, Letters of Richard Reynolds with a Memoir, 1852).

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.