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Richard Ansdell (1815-1885), Animal painter

Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sitter in 12 portraits
Artist associated with 16 portraits
Born in Liverpool, Ansdell specialised in sporting and animal subjects and, in the 1840s, followed the vogue for Highland paintings in the manner of Landseer. He travelled to Spain in 1856 and 1857, after which many Spanish genre and landscape subjects appeared in his work.

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Richard Ansdell

by Caldesi, Blanford & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
NPG x25259

x46562

Richard Ansdell

by Caldesi, Blanford & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
NPG x46562

Ax17247

Richard Ansdell

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1861
NPG Ax17247

Ax11921

Richard Ansdell

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1861
NPG Ax11921

Ax7554

Richard Ansdell

by John & Charles Watkins, probably after John Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1861
NPG Ax7554

Ax14856

Richard Ansdell

by C.A. Duval & Co (Charles Allen Du Val)
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1862-1863
NPG Ax14856

Ax14854

Richard Ansdell

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1870
NPG Ax14854

Ax28915

Richard Ansdell

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1870
NPG Ax28915

Ax17716

Richard Ansdell

by Lock & Whitfield, published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington
woodburytype, published 1883
NPG Ax17716

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Richard Ansdell

by Lock & Whitfield, published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington
woodburytype, published 1883
NPG x134529