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Robert Gifford, 1st Baron Gifford

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Robert Gifford, 1st Baron Gifford

by Sir George Hayter
1820
4 7/8 in. x 2 7/8 in. (124 mm x 73 mm)
NPG 1695(e)

Inscriptionback to top

Inscribed in ink: House of Lords Sept. 1820 GH and in pencil: Attorney General.

This portraitback to top

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.

Physical descriptionback to top

Head and shoulders in wig and gown, three-quarters right, forefinger raised.

Provenanceback to top

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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