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Benjamin Robert Haydon

Benjamin Robert Haydon, by Unknown artist, circa 1820 -NPG 2802 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Benjamin Robert Haydon

by Unknown artist
circa 1820
9 7/8 in. x 6 1/2 in. (251 mm x 165 mm)
NPG 2802

Physical descriptionback to top

White plaster cast painted yellow and grey, mounted on a polished black marble slab with gold lettering. He wears a close-fitting bandage over the top of the head.

Provenanceback to top

J. Corbet Anderson; Frank Scott Haydon; acquired by Henry Buxton Forman and given by his son in 1936.

Reproductionsback to top

Photographic process in F. H. Haydon, Haydon's Correspondence and Table Talk, 1876, I, p 248 as 'Cast of Haydon's Face taken after Death'.


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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