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William Godwin

William Godwin, by William Brockedon, 1832 -NPG 2515(29) - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

William Godwin

by William Brockedon
14 5/8 in. x 10 5/8 in. (371 mm x 269 mm) uneven
NPG 2515(29)

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The drawing is accompanied in the Brockedon album by a letter from Godwin to Brockedon, dated 44 Gower Place 4 September 1832, about Prior's Life of Goldsmith and saying that he had been present at Prior's interview with Northcote.

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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