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John Keats (1795-1821), Poet

Sitter in 16 portraits
Artist associated with 2 portraits
The poet Keats developed his natural gifts for language and imagery and, in a tragically short career, became a mature and reflective poet. One of the second generation of Romantic poets, he is best known for the series of great odes that includes To a Nightingale (1819). He died of tuberculosis in Rome in 1821.

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Benjamin Robert Haydon; John Keats

by John Keats, and Benjamin Robert Haydon
pen and ink, 1816
NPG 3250


Benjamin Robert Haydon; John Keats

by Arthur Dawson, after John Keats, after Benjamin Robert Haydon
photograph, before 1934 (1816)
NPG D36763