3 of 9 portraits of William Shield
- Extended catalogue entry
Regency Portraits Catalogue
by William Brockedon
15 3/8 in. x 11 3/8 in. (392 mm x 287 mm)
Inscriptionback to top
Dated lower left: 27.5.26.
This portraitback to top
The drawing, probably ad vivum, is accompanied in the Brockedon album by a letter from Shield dated 11 December 1827 about a ballot for a club.
Physical descriptionback to top
Head and shoulders full-face.
Provenanceback to top
See 'Drawings of Prominent People 1823-49' by W. Brockedon in Richard Ormond, 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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