Historical Portraits Picture Archive

Portrait of Joseph Nollekens (1737-1828) 1810c.

Sir William Beechey RA (1753-1839)

Portrait of Joseph Nollekens (1737-1828), Sir William Beechey
Oil on canvas
18th Century
30 x 25 inches 76.2 x 63.5 cm
It is through Nollekens that we gain some of our most insightful glimpses of the great figures of the georgian and regency periods. Here he is shown less as an artist or a magician of marble than a private gentleman, and something of a man of fashion.
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