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Sir Francis Burdett, 5th Bt

Sir Francis Burdett, 5th Bt, by Edwin Landseer, circa 1840 -NPG 3140 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Sir Francis Burdett, 5th Bt

by Edwin Landseer
circa 1840
9 5/8 in. x 3 5/8 in. (244 mm x 92 mm)
NPG 3140

This portraitback to top

Although there are many caricature drawings by Landseer, this is one of the few painted in oil.

Physical descriptionback to top

Whole-length standing in profile to left aged about 70, rosy face, white hair, black tail-coat and trousers, high white collar and cravat, spectacles, purple socks, black slippers; stone-grey background.

Provenanceback to top

Messrs Nicholson & Venn 1942, bought by Percy Moore Turner and given by him 1943.

Exhibitionsback to top

'Sir Edwin Landseer', RA, 1961 (106).


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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