Regency Portraits Catalogue
John Jackson (1778-1831), Portrait painter
'... a little good-natured man, in black with his hair powdered, whom I took for a clergyman' (Haydon, Autobiography, 1853, p 29).
Referencesback to topHonour 1954
Hugh Honour, 'John Jackson' in Leeds Art Calendar VII, Winter 1954, pp 19-24.
Hugh Honour, Connoisseur Yearbook, 1957, pp 91-5.
H. C. Morgan, Life and Works of John Jackson, unpublished thesis, Leeds University 1956.
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.