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Francis Jeffrey, Lord Jeffrey

Francis Jeffrey, Lord Jeffrey, by Andrew Geddes, 1820 -NPG 1628 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Francis Jeffrey, Lord Jeffrey

by Andrew Geddes
1820
56 3/4 in. x 44 1/8 in. (1441 mm x 1121 mm)
NPG 1628

Inscriptionback to top

Signed and dated lower right: A G 1820 (last numeral could be 6).

Physical descriptionback to top

Three-quarter-length standing head to left, black tail-coat, white neckcloth and shirt-frill; right hand holding paper with red seal, left on table with papers and Turkey cloth, books and inkpots on shelf behind; dark brown eyes, close-cut black hair, ruddy complexion; plain drab background left, curtain right.

Provenanceback to top

Bought from P. Landstein 1911.

Exhibitionsback to top

RA 1820 (340).

Reproductionsback to top

Etching by Geddes (example in British Museum).


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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