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John Taylor

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John Taylor, by Unknown artist, circa 1840 -NPG 1808a - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

John Taylor

by Unknown artist
circa 1840
3 1/8 in. (92 mm) diameter
NPG 1808a

Physical descriptionback to top

He seems to be aged about 60.

Provenanceback to top

The sitter and given by him to William Hewins who wrote the article on John Taylor in the Dictionary of National Biography; his widow and given to the NPG by her cousin Robert F. Norton KC in 1918.


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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