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Samuel Rogers

Samuel Rogers, by George Richmond, 1848 -NPG 1044 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Samuel Rogers

by George Richmond
23 3/4 in. x 18 3/4 in. (603 mm x 476 mm)
NPG 1044

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Inscribed: George Richmond delt 1848.

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In his Account Book Richmond lists this portrait as: 'E (ie engraved) Samuel Rogers Part £26.5.0’. The second instalment and the copyright fee £40 were paid in 1851. The drawing was bequeathed at the same time as the drawing of John Keble, NPG 1043. It is reproduced in Garnett and Gosse, History of English Literature, 1903, IV, p 151, R. Ellis Roberts, Samuel Rogers and his Circle, 1910, frontispiece, and Dyce's Recollections of the Table-Talk of Samuel Rogers, ed. Morchard Bishop, 1952, frontispiece. A small pencil variant, annotated in pencil perhaps by the artist: Saml Rogers. March 8. 1848/from recollection, was in the collection of A. J. Stirling in 1983.

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The artist and bequeathed by him in 1896.

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Small stipple vignette by C. H. Jeens, undated but presumably the engraving noted in Richmond's Account Book (MS in NPG library).

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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