Regency Portraits Catalogue
Thomas Barnes (1785-1841), Editor of The Times
'I think I see him now, leaning forward upon the little table on which the candles were just expiring in their sockets, his fists clenched, his eyes flashing, and his face bathed in perspiration ...' (T. N. Talfourd, Final Memorials of Charles Lamb, 1848, II, p 184).
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.