- Extended catalogue entry
© National Portrait Gallery, London
Regency Portraits Catalogue
by Richard Dighton
8 7/8 in. x 7 1/8 in. (226 mm x 182 mm)
Physical descriptionback to top
Whole-length standing in profile to left aged about 40, black frock-coat with dark blue collar and neckcloth to match, light yellow gloves, black top-hat in left hand, cane in right, black trousers and pointed shoes with bows; brown curly hair (or wig), bushy whiskers, hooked nose, dark eyes.
Provenanceback to top
A. D. Kettle and bought from him 1911 - 'It came into my hands a few weeks back at a private sale' (letter in registered packet in NPG archive).
Exhibitionsback to top
'Anglo-Jewish Art & History', V & A Museum, 1956 (337).
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.