4 of 13 portraits of William Godwin
- Extended catalogue entry
Regency Portraits Catalogue
by William Brockedon
14 5/8 in. x 10 5/8 in. (371 mm x 269 mm) uneven
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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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