Regency Portraits Catalogue
Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey (1781-1841), Sculptor
'... handsome (his mouth exceedingly beautiful) with a bluff John Bull look ...' (C. R. Leslie, Autobiographical Recollections, I, p 74).
Referencesback to topJones 1849
George Jones, Sir Francis Chantrey, 1849.
Alex Potts, Sir Francis Chantrey 1781-1841 (catalogue of NPG Chantrey exhibition 1981).
Margaret Whinney, Sculpture in Britain 1530-1830, 1964.
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.