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Sir George Murray

Sir George Murray, by John Linnell, 1836 -NPG 1818 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Sir George Murray

by John Linnell
9 in. x 7 in. (229 mm x 178 mm)
NPG 1818

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A similar but larger drawing, signed and dated 1836, in Scottish NPG (889); a dilapidated oil on panel, three-quarter-length holding gloves, was shown to the NPG in 1958 from the Ian Isham collection.

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Linnell family then Christie's (Linnell sale) 15 March 1918 (82) bought Leggatt on behalf of the NPG.

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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