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Robert Stewart, 2nd Marquess of Londonderry (Lord Castlereagh)

Robert Stewart, 2nd Marquess of Londonderry (Lord Castlereagh), by George Dance, 1794 -NPG 1141 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Robert Stewart, 2nd Marquess of Londonderry (Lord Castlereagh)

by George Dance
1794
10 in. x 7 1/4 in. (254 mm x 184 mm)
NPG 1141

Inscriptionback to top

Signed and dated: March 8th 1794/Geo. Dance

Physical descriptionback to top

Profile to left, grey powdered hair in queue, blue coat with crimson collar, white shirt-frill spotted with black, lips touched with red.

Provenanceback to top

Dance family property and sold by the Rev George Dance, the artist's grandson, Christie's, 1 July 1898 (31) bought Colnaghi for the NPG.

Exhibitionsback to top

'George Dance', Geffrye Museum, 1972 (81); 'President Monroe's Message', NPG Washington, 1974 (103).

Reproductionsback to top

Soft-ground etching in reverse by W. Daniell but not included among the Eminent Characters.


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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