Regency Portraits Catalogue
Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830), Portrait painter, collector and President of the Royal Academy
'His likeness of Canning [which by-the-by] might have passed for his own, so great was his resemblance to the brilliant statesman ...' (Fanny Kemble, Record of a Girlhood, II, p 55).
Referencesback to topArmstrong 1913
Sir Walter Armstrong, Lawrence, 1913.
Kenneth Garlick, Sir Thomas Lawrence, 1954.
Kenneth Garlick, The Master 18: Lawrence, 1963, containing 17 large colour plates.
Kenneth Garlick, 'Catalogue of the paintings, drawings and pastels of Sir Thomas Lawrence', Walpole Society Journal, XXXIX, 1964.
Douglas Goldring, Regency Portrait Painter, 1951.
Lord Ronald Sutherland Gower, Sir Thomas Lawrence, 1900.
Oswald Knapp, An Artist's Love Story, 1904.
G. S. Layard, Sir Thomas Lawrence's Letter Bag, 1906.
Michael Levey, Sir Thomas Lawrence, NPG, 1979.
D. E. Williams, Life and Correspondence of Sir Thomas Lawrence, Kt., 2 vols., 1831.
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.