- Extended catalogue entry
Regency Portraits Catalogue
by Miss S.E. Covell
4 1/8 in. x 3 3/8 in. (105 mm x 86 mm) oval
Inscriptionback to top
Signed and dated on truncation: S.E. Covell, April 20. 1812.
Written in ink on a very old paper, formerly on back of frame now in registered packet in NPG archive: 2 Guineas/The Gift of Mr Henry Warren/to B. Butterworth Dec 1846/Portrait of the Revd W. Jay/Modelled by Miss Covell/1812.
Physical descriptionback to top
Profile to left in robes, bands and high neckcloth.
Provenanceback to top
Henry Warren; B. Butterworth 1846; given by Francis Wellesley 1917.
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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