Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue
Richard Lovell Edgeworth (1744-1817), Writer and inventor
‘a man eccentric, talkative to a tiresome degree; but possessing considerable talent’ (F. N. C. Mundy, 1813).
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.