Regency Portraits Catalogue
Robert Dighton (1751-1814), Portrait painter, caricaturist and actor
Referencesback to topBury 1967
Adrian Bury, 'Unknown Drawings by Robert Dighton …', Connoisseur, CLXVI, December 1967.
D. C. Calthrop, 'Robert and Richard Dighton …', Connoisseur, XIV, 1906.
Ralph Edwards, 'The Watercolours of Robert Dighton’, Apollo, XIV, 1931.
Daphne Foskett, Dictionary of British Miniature Painters, 2 vols., 1972, II, plate 83.
H. M. Hake, 'Dighton Caricatures', Print Collector's Quarterly, 13, April and October 1926.
Dennis Rose, Robert Dighton (1752-1814) and Three of his Artist Sons, 1981.
Sotheby's catalogue, 23 February 1978.
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.