4 of 23 portraits of James Northcote
- Extended catalogue entry
Regency Portraits Catalogue
by William Brockedon
15 1/4 in. x 11 1/8 in. (387 mm x 282 mm)
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Dated in pencil lower left: June 1825.
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The drawing relates closely to no other known portrait and may have been done by Brockedon ad vivum, with the addition of a plentiful supply of curly hair. It is accompanied in the Brockedon Album by a letter from Northcote 5 July 1824 asking for the return of some books.
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.