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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Charles Manners Sutton, 1st Viscount Canterbury (1780-1845), Speaker of the House of Commons

1810-15
Oil by Lawrence in Landesmuseum, Hanover, painted for the Duke of Cumberland, three-quarter-length standing by a table in dark coat and buff breeches.

c.1820
Small pencil drawing by Wivell at Balcarres, head and shoulders in Speaker's wig, probably part of the series made at the 'Trial' of Queen Caroline.

1821
Etching by Richard Dighton, 'Elegant Manners', whole-length walking in profile to right, frock-coat, top-hat and walking-stick (coloured impression in NPG).

1830
Pencil and black chalk drawing by John Doyle in British Museum, 'Make Way for Mr Speaker', reprodcued in Dasent, Speakers, 1911, p 314.

1833
Oil by Pickersgill (NPG 1987).

Oil sketch by Hayter for the 'House of Commons 1833' in collection of Lord Hastings.

1837
Drawing by Count D'Orsay (NPG 4026(11)).

c.1838
Oil or watercolour painting by A. E. Chalon, engraved in stipple by H. B. Hall for Virtue's Conservative Statesmen, 1844.



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.