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Matthew Boulton

Matthew Boulton, by Anne Jessop, Lady Beechey; Sir William Beechey, circa 1799, based on a work of circa 1799 -NPG 1595 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue

Matthew Boulton

attributed to Anne Jessop, Lady Beechey, after Sir William Beechey
circa 1799, based on a work of circa 1799
3 1/8 in. x 2 1/2 in. (79 mm x 64 mm) oval
NPG 1595

This portraitback to top

Copied from William Beechey’s three-quarter length portrait exhibited at the RA in 1799. Lady Beechey exhibited a miniature of Boulton with his wife and daughter RA 1799 (783).

Referenceback to top

Walker 1998
R. J. B. Walker, Miniatures in the National Portrait Galllery, 1998, no.98.

Physical descriptionback to top

Brown eyes, dark blue-grey coat, powdered wig.

Provenanceback to top

Purchased from Frank T. Sabin 1911.


This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Ingamells, National Portrait Gallery: Mid-Georgian Portraits 1760-1790, National Portrait Gallery, 2004, 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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