The Gallery holds the most extensive collection of portraits in the world. Search over 215,000 works, 150,000 of which are illustrated from the 16th Century to the present day.

Advanced Collection search

First Previous 1 OF 13 NextLast

Sir George Murray

1 of 13 portraits of Sir George Murray

Sir George Murray, by Thomas Heaphy, circa 1813 -NPG 4319 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Regency Portraits Catalogue

Sir George Murray

by Thomas Heaphy
circa 1813
11 3/4 in. x 8 1/2 in. (298 mm x 216 mm)
NPG 4319

Inscriptionback to top

Inscribed in pencil on a label lower left: Sir George Murray and stamped on verso with Sir Bruce Ingram's collector's mark, a capital I in an octagon.

Physical descriptionback to top

Three-quarter-length head only finished in watercolour, green-blue eyes, dark hair and whiskers, fresh complexion; uniform sketched in pencil, Peninsula Cross, Ribbon and Star of KCB, plumed hat in right hand; background head painted in two shades of grey wash.

Provenanceback to top

Sir Bruce Ingram; Colnaghi and bought from them in 1963. Though from a different source this drawing is probably part of the collection made by Heaphy in 1813.

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.

View all known portraits for Sir George Murray