The Gallery holds the most extensive collection of portraits in the world. Search over 215,000 works, 150,000 of which are illustrated from the 16th Century to the present day.

Advanced Collection search

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.