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Henry Hunt

Henry Hunt, by Adam Buck, circa 1810 -NPG 956 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Henry Hunt

by Adam Buck
circa 1810
8 1/4 in. x 6 3/8 in. (210 mm x 162 mm)
NPG 956

Physical descriptionback to top

Three-quarter-length profile to left in black tail-coat, buff breeches, white neckcloth and shirt-frill; grey powdered hair, blue eyes, fresh complexion.

Provenanceback to top

Given by Henry Willett, 1894.

Reproductionsback to top

Etching by Adam Buck, 'Plate 5 of Friends to a Constitutional Reform of Parliament Done from the life and Published by Adam Buck 17 Bentinck St Man. Sq. Price 1s'. Others in this series were of Burdett, Cochrane and Cobbett. Small stipple engraving published by W. Darton & Son, 58 Holborn Hill.


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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