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Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux, by James Lonsdale, circa 1821 -NPG 5038 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Henry Brougham, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux

by James Lonsdale
circa 1821
20 1/2 in. x 16 1/2 in. (521 mm x 419 mm)
NPG 5038

Inscriptionback to top

Inscribed in ink along the bottom edge under the present mount: Lord Brougham/from life by J. Lonsdale.

This portraitback to top

The drawing was made from life and is probably the original sketch for Lonsdale's oil, NPG 361. Charles Turner's drawing for the mezzotint is more precise and meticulous and bears little resemblance to the nervous flowing lines of Lonsdale's sketch.

Provenanceback to top

Bought in 1975 from Peter Rowlands who bought it at a sale in Buckingham in January 1975.

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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