Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue
Henry Seymour Conway (1719-1795), Field Marshal
‘He had already passed his sixtieth year, yet his figure and deportment were exceedingly distinguished; nor did he want abilities; but his enunciation, embarrassed and often involved, generally did injustice to his conceptions’ (Sir Nathaniel Wraxall, 1815).
This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Ingamells, National Portrait Gallery: Mid-Georgian Portraits 1760-1790, National Portrait Gallery, 2004, 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.