Regency Portraits Catalogue

Don Miguel Ricardo de Alava (1771-1843), Spanish ambassador

Lieutenant-General; Spanish officer attached to Wellington's HQ in the Peninsula; Minister in London 1834 and Paris 1835.


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.