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Regency Portraits Catalogue

William Huskisson (1770-1830), Statesman

Oil by Phillips, three-quarter-length painted for Sir G. Thomas (Copy of Thomas Phillips’s original Sitter Book 1796-1843, 19 August 1809, 25 guineas) and in 1949 in Sir Ralph Milbanke's collection, reproduced C. R. Fay, Huskisson and his Age, 1951, p 372.

Small stipple by Adlard in centre of a diagram 'The Population of the British Empire 1821'.

Bust by Robert Ward exhibited Liverpool Academy (Rupert Gunnis, Dictionary of British Sculptors 1660-1851, 1953, p 413).

Pencil drawing by J. Doyle in British Museum (Laurence Binyon, Catalogue of Drawings by British Artists … in the British Museum, II, p 94) and lithograph published 1828, whole-length in House of Commons holding paper marked 'Free Trade'.

Oil by Lawrence (unfinished) at Harewood House, painted for Sir Robert Peel (Kenneth Garlick, ‘Catalogue of Paintings, Drawings and Pastels of Sir Thomas Lawrence’ in Walpole Society Journal, XXXIX, 1964, p 109).

Oil by Rothwell (unfinished) (NPG 21).

Marble bust by S. Joseph at Petworth, signed and dated 1831.

Statue by Carew in Chichester Cathedral (Huskisson was MP for Chichester 1812-23).

Statue by Gibson in Pimlico Gardens, London (as a Roman senator), reproduced C. R. Fay, Huskisson and his Age, 1951, frontispiece; two more are in Liverpool, one of them engraved in line by Marchetti.

A marble bust incised: Typus I. Gibson Ectypus V. Gibson Romae was at Christie's South Kensington, 2 September 1981 (140).

Large marble roundel by William Spence in Athenaeum library, Liverpool.

Marble bust by Henry Fehr c.1900, in Institution of Civil Engineers.

Hoppner's portrait of Mrs Huskisson (née Elizabeth Mary Milbanke) is in Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina.

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.