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Prince Hoare

Prince Hoare, by William Brockedon, 1831 -NPG 2515(27) - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Prince Hoare

by William Brockedon
14 3/4 in. x 10 5/8 in. (375 mm x 270 mm)
NPG 2515(27)

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Dated 15.7.31

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Accompanied in the Brockedon album by a letter from Prince Hoare about a collection of Thorwaldsen engravings. The drawing is copied (in reverse) from Charles Turner's mezzotint from an unfinished oil sketch by Lawrence.

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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