William Seguier

William Seguier (1771 - 1843) was appointed in 1824 as the first Keeper of the National Gallery. He was also a painter and picture restorer and a figure of importance in the art world as an adviser to collectors.

Key facts

Artist
Artist dates
1778 - 1831
Full title
William Seguier
Date made
1830
Medium and support
Oil on canvas
Dimensions
78.7 x 65.4 cm
Inscription summary
Inscribed
Acquisition credit
Presented by Charles H. Seguier-Brown, great-grandson of the sitter, 1950
Inventory number
NG6022
Location in Gallery