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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Sir Richard Westmacott (1775-1856), Sculptor

Oil or drawing by Jackson exhibited RA 1815 (596).

Oil by William Derby known from a stipple vignette by Thomson (artist's name as J. Derby probably in error) head and shoulders to right in working overall, published 1 January 1823 in The European Magazine with facsimile of signature (N. B. Penny, 'The Sculpture of Sir Richard Westmacott', Apollo, CII, 1975, p 120).

Pencil drawing by Vogel von Vogelstein in the City Art Gallery, Dresden, head and shoulders to right signed and dated: London 17 June 1834 and inscribed by the sitter: Rich Westmacott/London July 1775 (his birthday).

Watercolour by Eliza Westmacott, his daughter, whole-length sitting in his study in 14 South Audley Street looking at portfolios of prints and drawings (N. B. Penny, 'The Sculpture of Sir Richard Westmacott', Apollo, CII, 1975, p 121).

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.