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John Shore, 1st Baron Teignmouth

John Shore, 1st Baron Teignmouth, by George Richmond, 1832 -NPG 5145 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Regency Portraits Catalogue

John Shore, 1st Baron Teignmouth

by George Richmond
14 1/4 in. x 10 3/8 in. (362 mm x 264 mm)
NPG 5145

Inscriptionback to top

Signed and dated lower left: George Richmond pinxt 1832
Inscribed in ink on an old label on the back: No 4/Lord Teignmouth/by George Richmond/16 Beaumont Street/Devonshire Place (now in registered packet 5145 in NPG archive).

This portraitback to top

Four copies of Teignmouth's portrait are listed in Richmond's Account Book (photostat copy of original MS in NPG library); page 7 under 1832 for 10 guineas, the drawing exhibited RA 1833 and engraved by Lupton; page 8 under 6 February 1833, a duplicate for £18.7.6.; page 12 under 3 November 1834 for 2 guineas and a copy for 5 guineas. NPG 5145 is inscribed No 4 on the back so is presumably the 5 guinea copy, though it is clearly signed and dated 1832.

Physical descriptionback to top

Three-quarter-length seated facing in a purple coat with black collar, black trousers, scarlet waistcoat just showing, dark blue cravat; curly grey hair, vivid blue eyes, pink complexion.

Provenanceback to top

The sitter and by descent to Mrs Bullock of North Devon; Farington English Watercolour Service, Mevagissey, and bought from them 1977.

Exhibitionsback to top

(Of the original)
RA 1833 (547).

Reproductionsback to top

Mezzotint by T. Lupton published Hatchard 1836, NPG impression proof before letters; small stipple by W. Walker published Hatchard 1843 with facsimile of signature.

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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