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Francis Jeffrey, Lord Jeffrey

Francis Jeffrey, Lord Jeffrey, by Patric Park, exhibited 1840 -NPG 133 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Francis Jeffrey, Lord Jeffrey

by Patric Park
exhibited 1840
29 1/2 in. (749 mm) high
NPG 133

Provenanceback to top

John Fairrie and his sale Christie's 22 April 1861 (158); Patrick Dall and bought from him August 1861.

Exhibitionsback to top

Royal Scottish Academy 1840 (367) and 1849 (605) - 'that of Lord Jeffrey an almost speaking embodiment of mental elevation dignity and firmness pronounced with wondrous truth' (The Scotsman, 17 February 1849); another, possibly the plaster version in Scottish NPG (608) was exhibited RSA 1850 (482) - 'modelled from Bust executed in 1840'.


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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