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Charles Manners Sutton, 1st Viscount Canterbury

Charles Manners Sutton, 1st Viscount Canterbury, by Alfred, Count D'Orsay, 1837 -NPG 4026(11) - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Charles Manners Sutton, 1st Viscount Canterbury

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
8 5/8 in. x 6 in. (220 mm x 151 mm)
NPG 4026(11)

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Signed: D'Orsay fecit 1837.

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Canterbury was Lady Blessington's brother-in-law and a frequent visitor at Gore House; D'Orsay exhibited a portrait of him RA 1847 (496) and small oil portraits were in Lady Blessington's sale 7-26 May 1849 (995 and 1042); he also exhibited a marble bust of Lady Canterbury SBA 1846 (774).

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Profile to right, mainly in black pencil with lips and cheek lightly touched with pink, Ribbon of Bath in red; thick dark hair or wig.

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Lithograph by R. J. Lane 1837 (R. J. Lane’s accounts and letters, mainly for lithographic drawings, II, 15).

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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