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Sir George Murray

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

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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.

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