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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Thomas Grenville (1755-1846), Book collector and diplomat

MP, diplomat and book collector, bequeathing his magnificent library to the British Museum.

'His features were fine and regular, with blue eyes shadowed by large eyebrows' (Louis Fagan, Life of Sir Anthony Panizzi, KCB, 1880, I, p 267).

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Brooks 1931
Constance Brooks, Antonio Panizzi, 1931.

Fagan 1880
Louis Fagan, Life of Sir Anthony Panizzi, KCB, 1880.


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.