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Peter King, 7th Baron King of Ockham

Peter King, 7th Baron King of Ockham, by John Linnell, 1832 -NPG 4020 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Peter King, 7th Baron King of Ockham

by John Linnell
14 1/4 in. x 11 3/4 in. (362 mm x 298 mm)
NPG 4020

Inscriptionback to top

Signed and dated on base of column: J Linnell ft/1832.
Two labels in ink removed from back: Peter 7th Lord King/by John Linnell/1830, and Portrait of Lord King/by John Linnell/Porchester Terrace/Bayswater/March 1832, both in registered packet 4020.

Physical descriptionback to top

Three-quarter-length seated to right in dark brown coat, red waistcoat, black stock; reddish cloak over back of armchair, balustrade and garden in background; grey hair, brown eyes, fresh complexion, smiling expression.

Provenanceback to top

Family possession until the sale of effects of a descendant, Dame Ethel Locke King, at Weybridge 1956; bought J. A. Tooth and sold by him to the NPG 1957.

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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