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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Samuel Lysons (1763-1819), Antiquary

Miniature by Newton mentioned in Diary of Joseph Farington, 28 May 1817, perhaps that exhibited RA 1817 and 1818 by Newton as 'Portrait of a Gentleman' and engraved by W. Bond, published Cadell 1823, three-quarter-length seated, left hand on table.

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.