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Group including King William IV and others

2 of 5 portraits of George Fermor, 3rd Earl of Pomfret

Regency Portraits Catalogue

Group including King William IV and others

by Sir George Hayter
1820
5 1/2 in. x 8 1/8 in. (140 mm x 206 mm)
NPG 1695(j)

Inscriptionback to top

Annotated with their names and inscribed in ink: No.9. House of Lords/GH Oct 1820
Dispatch box top left inscribed: on the Table before the Chancellor.

This portraitback to top

The drawings [NPG 1695(a-x)] were made ad vivum in the House of Lords from August to November 1820 during the course of the trial of the Queen. See Richard Ormond, National Portrait Gallery: Early Victorian Portraits, 1973, p 509 for Clarence (William IV).

Referenceback to top

Index to vol.XIII of Basil Jupp's extra-illustrated RA Catalogues, pp 49-51.

NPG 56th Annual Report 1912-13, pp 8-9.

Physical descriptionback to top

Clarence whole-length standing, Pomfret profile to left, Stafford profile to right.

Provenanceback to top

Sir George Hayter and probably his sale Christie's 19 April 1871 (349) bought Noseda; Edward Basil Jupp and bound into his set of extra-illustrated RA Catalogues, vol.XIII; Matthew B. Walker and bought from him 1913.


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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