Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue

Richard Fitzpatrick (1748-1813), General, poet and politician; MP for Tavistock and Bedfordshire

Army officer; 2nd son of 1st Earl of Upper Ossory; MP 1770-1813; a leader of fashion, brother-in-law of Fox, under whom he served as secretary of war in 1783 and 1806-07; founder member of the Whig Club 1784; served in America 1777-78; general 1803.

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.