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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Henry Siddons (1774-1815), Actor and playwright; son of Sarah Siddons

Several pictures of Henry as a child with his mother in Isabella, one by Hamilton in the Garrick Club and another in Scottish NPG.

Portrait by D. Dodd, showing him lying on the floor, known from an engraving by Grignion published 1783.

Miniature by D. B. Murphy exhibited RA 1800 (911).

Drawing by Edridge known from Ridley's stipple engraving published The Monthly Mirror, 1 January 1802.

Wash drawing by an unknown artist in the Garrick Club.

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.