- Extended catalogue entry
Regency Portraits Catalogue
by Edwin Landseer
4 7/8 in. x 1 7/8 in. (124 mm x 48 mm)
Inscriptionback to top
Inscribed in pencil (not in Landseer's hand): Nash
This portraitback to top
Another profile is faintly discernible on the back.
The early history of these caricatures [NPG 3097(1-10)] is unknown. They may possibly have been in the Landseer sales at Christie's 8-15 May 1874, and Smith Son & Oakley 28 July 1874, where there were several lots of unspecified drawings. The dates c.1825-c.1835 are based on the costume and the apparent age of the sitters.
Provenanceback to top
Bought from Messrs Appleby Brothers, 6 February 1941.
Exhibitionsback to top
'Gothic 1720-1840', Brighton, 1975 (D9).
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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