Regency Portraits Catalogue
Thomas Philip de Grey, 2nd Earl de Grey (1781-1859), Statesman
’A nobleman of great wealth and fine temper, with some perceptions of heart, but perhaps a little too much of the beau sabreur’ (Lord Houghton cit. Complete Peerage, IV, 117d).
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.