Sepia

A brown ink, the pigment for which traditionally come from the brown liquid found in the ink sac of the cuttlefish. It has a semi-transparent quality and is used for pen and wash drawings.

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John Alexander Gresse, by Unknown artist, circa 1770 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

John Alexander Gresse
by Unknown artist
circa 1770
NPG 4196

Augustus Montague Toplady, after John Raphael Smith, 1777 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Augustus Montague Toplady
after John Raphael Smith
1777
NPG 3138

Robert Dighton, by Robert Dighton, circa 1787 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Robert Dighton
by Robert Dighton
circa 1787
NPG 2815

John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford, by Sir George Hayter, circa 1815-1820 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford
by Sir George Hayter
circa 1815-1820
NPG 883(3)

Members of the House of Lords, attributed to (Isaac) Robert Cruikshank, circa 1835 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Members of the House of Lords
attributed to (Isaac) Robert Cruikshank
circa 1835
NPG 2789

Edwin Landseer, by Sir Francis Grant, 1852 - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

Edwin Landseer
by Sir Francis Grant
1852
NPG 436

John Colepeper, 1st Baron Colepeper, copy attributed to George Perfect Harding, after  Unknown artist, early 19th century - NPG  - © National Portrait Gallery, London

John Colepeper, 1st Baron Colepeper
copy attributed to George Perfect Harding, after Unknown artist
early 19th century
NPG 2666

Gilbert Ryle, by Hubert Andrew Freeth, 1952 - NPG  - © Martin, Tony and Richard Freeth

Gilbert Ryle
by Hubert Andrew Freeth
1952
NPG 5092

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