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Early Georgian Portraits Catalogue

Francis Ayscough (1700-1763), Dean of Bristol; tutor to George III

Tutor, 1726-28, to George Baron Lyttelton whose sister he married; DD Oxford, 1735; clerk of the closet to Frederick Prince of Wales and preceptor, 1750-51, to his sons Prince George and Edward, Duke of York and Albany.


This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Kerslake, Early Georgian Portraits, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1977, 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.