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Charles Pratt, 1st Earl Camden

Charles Pratt, 1st Earl Camden, by Sir Joshua Reynolds, based on a work of 1765-1766 -NPG 459 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue

Charles Pratt, 1st Earl Camden

after Sir Joshua Reynolds
based on a work of 1765-1766
35 1/2 in. x 27 1/2 in. (902 mm x 699 mm)
NPG 459

This portraitback to top

A copy from the whole-length Reynolds, probably of 1765-66, now in a private collection; [1] as with NPG 459, the condition of the original leaves much to be desired.

Footnotesback to top

1) D. Mannings, Sir Joshua Reynolds, I, 2000, no.1476; engraved J. G. Haid 1766 (as from a portrait ‘painted by Mr Reynolds in the year 1764’), J. Romney 1817, T. Cooke and H. Meyer 1811 (half length, from a drawing by J. Jackson).

Referenceback to top

Graves & Cronin 1899-1901
A. Graves & W. V. Cronin, A History of the Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, 4 vols., 1899-1901, I, p 770.

Mannings 2000
D. Mannings, Sir Joshua Reynolds, 2 vols., 2000, no. 1476a.

Physical descriptionback to top

Grey eyes, wearing the red robes of the chief justice trimmed with white fur and the SS collar; seated in a red chair.

Provenanceback to top

Presented by the Society of Judges and Serjeants-at-Law 1877.

Exhibitionsback to top

Ministry of Works 1900-39; Law Courts 1958-

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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