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Robert Hall

Robert Hall, by Thomas R. Poole, 1814 -NPG 5066 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Robert Hall

by Thomas R. Poole
1814
4 3/8 in. (111 mm) diameter
NPG 5066

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Signed and dated below truncation: Poole 1814/June 1/ and on verso in old ink: Robt Hall born 1764 died ... at Bristol./1814 modelled from life by T ... allion Modeller to the Prince of W .../… South Lambeth./... model should be hung .../... side light.

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Head and shoulders to left.

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Sotheby's 15 December 1975 (8) bought Leggatt for the NPG. A version dated 1815 is in the British Museum.


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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