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Henry William Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey

Regency Portraits Catalogue

Henry William Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey

by Richard Cockle Lucas
6 3/4 in. x 5 7/8 in. (171 mm x 149 mm) oval
NPG 5270

Inscriptionback to top

Incised in cursive: The Marquis of Anglesea K.G./1851/R.C. Lucas.
Bateman & Norman, South Kensington, framing label on the back.

This portraitback to top

Versions are in the National Museum of Wales (reproduced Marquess of Anglesey, One-Leg, 1961, as frontispiece) and Stanton Harcourt.

Provenanceback to top

Bought at Christie's 22 August 1979 (405).

Exhibitionsback to top

This or a similar impression at RA 5851 (1270).

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.

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