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William Scott, Baron Stowell

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William Scott, Baron Stowell, by William Behnes, 1824 -NPG 125 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

William Scott, Baron Stowell

by William Behnes
1824
29 in. (737 mm) high
NPG 125

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Incised: W. BEHNES/SCULPTOR/LONDON.

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A version, also dated 1824, was presented by his friends and admirers to the Hon. Society of the Middle Temple but was severely damaged by enemy action in 1941. A copy by Scipio Clint was exhibited RA 1829 (1079).

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Head and shoulders in Roman toga.

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Bought from Messrs E. Hodgson's auction rooms in Chancery Lane, 1861.

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RA 1824 (1013); on loan to the Royal Courts of Justice since 1965.


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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