Regency Portraits Catalogue
Bowyer Edward Sparke (circa 1760-1836), Bishop of Ely
Oil by Beechey in Bishop's House, Ely, three-quarter-length in rochet, seated with book and church plate, exhibited RA 1830 (156), reproduced John Ingamells, The English Episcopal Portraits, 1981, 257; mezzotint by G. H. Phillips 1829.
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