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Sir Thomas Lawrence

Sir Thomas Lawrence, by Scipio Clint; Samuel Joseph; Edward Hodges Baily, 1830 -NPG 4278 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Sir Thomas Lawrence

by Scipio Clint, after Samuel Joseph, and Edward Hodges Baily
1 5/8 in. (41 mm) diameter
NPG 4278

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Recto incised: LAWRENCE behind the head, on truncation: 1830, and below: S. Joseph Dir:/S.Clint F.
Verso incised: LAWRENCE behind the head and below truncation: E H Baily RA. Dir./S.Clint F.

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Acquired by the Royal College of Surgeons of England on the assumption that it represented Sir William Lawrence, the surgeon; given by the College to the NPG in 1959.

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RA 1830 (1097) 'impression of a medal die, executed from a bas-relief by E. H. Baily, R.A., for Parker's series of medals of great men of the present age'; RA 1831 (1036) 'from a bust by Mr Joseph, an impression from a medal die'.

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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