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George Du Maurier

(1834-1896), Illustrator, cartoonist and novelist

George Louis Palmella Busson Du Maurier

Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sitter in 18 portraits
Artist associated with 5 portraits
George du Maurier was a French-born author and cartoonist. He studied chemistry, but later turned to art for a livelihood. In spite of the loss of one eye when he was a young man, he became a successful illustrator and in 1864 joined the staff of Punch. His novels include Peter Ibbetson (1892), dramatised in 1915 and later made into an opera by Deems Taylor (1931), and Trilby (1894), the story of a young model who becomes a great singer when hypnotized by the musician Svengali. Du Maurier was the grandfather of novelist Daphne du Maurier.

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George Du Maurier, by George Louis Palmella Busson Du Maurier - NPG 3656

George Du Maurier

by George Louis Palmella Busson Du Maurier
oil on canvas, circa 1879
NPG 3656

The Green Room, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x18489

The Green Room

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen print, 11 May 1867
NPG x18489

George Du Maurier, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x136254

George Du Maurier

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870s
NPG x136254

George Du Maurier, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x127428

George Du Maurier

by Elliott & Fry
chlorobromide print on cream card mount, 1889
NPG x127428

George Du Maurier, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x19825

George Du Maurier

by Elliott & Fry
albumen cabinet card, 1889
NPG x19825

George Du Maurier, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x82279

George Du Maurier

by Elliott & Fry
half-plate glass negative, (1889)
NPG x82279

George Du Maurier, by Walery, published by  Sampson Low & Co - NPG Ax38511

George Du Maurier

by Walery, published by Sampson Low & Co
carbon print, published October 1890
NPG Ax38511

George Du Maurier, by W. & D. Downey, published by  Cassell & Company, Ltd - NPG x19824

George Du Maurier

by W. & D. Downey, published by Cassell & Company, Ltd
carbon print, published 1891
NPG x19824

George Du Maurier, by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by  Eglington & Co - NPG Ax27641

George Du Maurier

by Herbert Rose Barraud, published by Eglington & Co
carbon print, published 1893
NPG Ax27641

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton; George Du Maurier; William Powell Frith, by George Louis Palmella Busson Du Maurier - NPG D45755

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton; George Du Maurier; William Powell Frith

by George Louis Palmella Busson Du Maurier
pen and ink on paper, 3 April 1881
NPG D45755

George Du Maurier, by George Louis Palmella Busson Du Maurier - NPG D45756

George Du Maurier

by George Louis Palmella Busson Du Maurier
pen and ink on paper, circa 1881
NPG D45756

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George Du Maurier

by W. & D. Downey, published by Cassell & Company, Ltd
carbon print, published 1891
NPG Ax15905

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George Du Maurier

after Charles Edward Wilson
wood engraving, late 19th century
NPG D38708

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George Louis Palmella Busson Du Maurier ('Men of the Day. No. 641.')

by Sir Leslie Ward
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 23 January 1896
NPG D44787

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