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John Keats

John Keats, by Benjamin Robert Haydon, 1816 -NPG 686 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

John Keats

by Benjamin Robert Haydon
1816
9 1/4 in. (235 mm) high
NPG 686

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John Hamilton Reynolds and after his death given by his sister Charlotte Reynolds 1883.

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Etching by J. F. Sabin in Poems, 1833, I, frontispiece.


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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