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John Scott, 1st Earl of Eldon

John Scott, 1st Earl of Eldon, by Sir George Hayter, 1820 -NPG 1695(l) - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

John Scott, 1st Earl of Eldon

by Sir George Hayter
1820
5 1/4 in. x 4 3/4 in. (133 mm x 121 mm)
NPG 1695(l)

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The drawings [NPG 1695(a-x)] were made ad vivum in the House of Lords from August to November 1820 during the course of the trial of the Queen.

Referenceback to top

Index to vol.XIII of Basil Jupp's extra-illustrated RA Catalogues, pp 49-51.

NPG 56th Annual Report 1912-13, pp 8-9.

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Head and shoulders in wig and bands, three-quarters to left.

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Sir George Hayter and probably his sale Christie's 19 April 1871 (349) bought Noseda; Edward Basil Jupp and bound into his set of extra-illustrated RA Catalogues, vol.XIII; Matthew B. Walker and bought from him 1913.


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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