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Lemuel Francis Abbott, ca. 1760–1802, British

Admiral Lord Bridport

Former Title(s):

Admiral Viscount Bridport

ca. 1795
Oil on canvas
Support (PTG): 50 x 40 inches (127 x 101.6 cm)
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
admiral | battle | costume | flags | gesture | man | navy | ocean | officer (military officer) | port | portrait | sea | ships | uniform
Associated People:
Hood, Alexander, Viscount Bridport (1726–1814), naval officer and politician
On view

British Art at Yale, Apollo, v.105, no. 182, April 1977, pp. 248, 251, fig. 25, N5220 M552 A7 1977 OVERSIZE (YCBA) Published as April 1977 issue of Apollo; all of the articles may also be found in bound Apollo Volume [N1 A54 105:2 +]

Malcolm Cormack, A Concise Catalogue of Paintings in the Yale Center for British Art, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1985, p.12, N590.2 A83 (YCBA)

David Winton Bell Gallery (Brown University), The Martial Face : The Military Portrait in Britain, 1760-1900, An exhibition by the Department of Art, Brown University, January 26-March 3, 1991 [held at] David Winton Bell Gallery, List Art Center, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island. , Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 1991, p. 85, no. 5, ND1314 M27 1991 (YCBA)

Cecil King, The Evolution of the British Naval Uniform, Connoisseur, v. 103, no. 452, April, 1939, p. 196, no. X, N1 C75 + (YCBA)

Paul Mellon's Legacy, a passion for British art. [large print labels] , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2007, v. 3, N5220 M552 +P381 2007, Mellon Shelf (YCBA)

Sales, Athenaeum, no. 4365, June 24, 1811, p. 726, Available Online: British Periodicals II Also Available: A88 At421 + (SML)

A.C. Sewter, Some new facts about Lemuel Francis Abbott, Connoisseur, vol. 135, May 1955, pp. 178-83, J10 C762 + (SML)

R. J. B. Walker, Regency portraits, National Portrait Gallery, London, 1985, p. 63 (vol. 1), , N1090 A592 (YCBA)

Ellis Waterhouse, An Impressive Panorama of British Portraiture, Apollo, v. 105, no. 182, April 1977, pp. 248, 251, fig. 25, N1 A54 + (YCBA) Another copy of this article may be found in a separately bound and catalogued copy of this issue located on the Mellon Shelf [call number : N5220 M552 A7 1977 + (YCBA)]

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