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Thomas Rowlandson

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

Thomas Rowlandson

by John Jackson
circa 1815
9 1/2 in. x 7 1/2 in. (241 mm x 191 mm)
NPG 2198

Inscriptionback to top

Inscribed faintly in pencil next to old NPG collection mark: Rowlandson/John Jackson.

This portraitback to top

This rather humdrum drawing is described by Dr Hayes as a more credible likeness than Harlow's romanticised portrait (John Hayes, Rowlandson, 1972, p 21).

Provenanceback to top

Sotheby's 11 July 1928 (32) bought F. R. Meatyard for the NPG.


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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