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William Seguier

William Seguier, by John Jackson, circa 1805 -NPG 2644 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

William Seguier

attributed to John Jackson
circa 1805
18 in. x 15 1/2 in. (457 mm x 394 mm)
NPG 2644

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Dr H. C. Morgan (H. C. Morgan, Life and Works of John Jackson RA, unpublished thesis, 1956, p 22) dates this portrait to about 1805, considers it to be probably by Jackson in spite of its worn surface and lack of modelling, but suggests that the sitter may be William Seguier's younger brother John who was a fellow student with Jackson, Wilkie and Haydon at the Royal Academy Schools.

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Head and shoulders in reddish-brown fur trimmed coat, white collar; brown hair, brown eyes, fresh complexion.

Provenanceback to top

Given by Mrs E. Haines in memory of her husband Herbert George Haines, 1933.

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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