The Gallery holds the most extensive collection of portraits in the world. Search over 215,000 works, 150,000 of which are illustrated from the 16th Century to the present day.

Advanced Collection search

First Previous 1 OF 21 NextLast

Henry Hunt

1 of 21 portraits of Henry Hunt

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

© National Portrait Gallery, London

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.

View all known portraits for Henry Hunt

Get Creative

Develop your art skills

Discover our BP Next Generation short films made by artists. Follow step by step guides in drawing and painting techniques.

Improve your skills

Hold Still

Hold Still photography workshop

Reflect on your own experiences of lockdown through this easy-to-do from home, photographic exercise. 

Watch the video

Draw Like a Renaissance Master

Revisit The Encounter exhibition and learn about Renaissance and Baroque drawing methods and materials.

Improve your technique