15 of 108 portraits by Henry William Pickersgill
- Extended catalogue entry
Regency Portraits Catalogue
by Henry William Pickersgill
44 in. x 34 1/4 in. (1118 mm x 870 mm)
Physical descriptionback to top
Three-quarter-length seated in green leather armchair holding a paper, black suit, white collar and neckcloth; white hair, dark grey eyes, ruddy complexion; plain greenish-brown background.
Provenanceback to top
Bought by NPG at the Pickersgill sale Christie's 17 July 1875 (320) together with portraits of Godwin, Hannah More and Jeremy Bentham.
Exhibitionsback to top
RA 1845 (234), of another version at Newton-le-Willows, signed and dated: P. 1845.
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.