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Thomas Phillips, by William Brockedon, 1834 -NPG 2515(70) - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Thomas Phillips

by William Brockedon
14 in. x 10 1/2 in. (356 mm x 267 mm)
NPG 2515(70)

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Dated: 11.7.34.

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The drawing may be ad vivum but could be a copy of a self-portrait of Phillips in his 60s; several similar drawings of Phillips many years younger were in an album at Sotheby's 12 July 1973 (110). It is accompanied in the Brockedon album by a letter from Phillips thanking Brockedon for the sight of some etchings by Willmore.

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See 'Drawings of Prominent People 1823-49' by W. Brockedon in Richard Ormond, National Portrait Gallery: Early Victorian Portraits, 1973, pp 554-6.

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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