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Edwin Landseer

(1802-1873), Painter

Sir Edwin Henry Landseer

Sitter in 21 portraits
Artist associated with 54 portraits
Animal painter; a child prodigy, first exhibiting at the Royal Academy in 1816; established his reputation with a series of animal subjects, often parodying human behaviour; also painted hunting scenes, especially of deer, historical works and portraits; Queen Victoria's favourite painter; earned vast sums from the sale of prints; probably the most popular painter of his age.

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Edwin Landseer, by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer - NPG 4267

Edwin Landseer

by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
pencil, 1818
NPG 4267

Lady Scott, attributed to Sir Edwin Henry Landseer - NPG 2895

Lady Scott

attributed to Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
pencil
NPG 2895

Unknown man, formerly known as Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt, attributed to Sir Edwin Henry Landseer - NPG 1650

Unknown man, formerly known as Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt

attributed to Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
ink and wash, 1821
NPG 1650

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt, by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer - NPG 2811

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt

by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
pen and ink, 1824?
NPG 2811

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt, by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer - NPG 391

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt

by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
oil on panel, circa 1824
On display in Room 18 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 391

Nanini, by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer - NPG 3097(10)

Nanini

by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
pen and ink, circa 1825-1835
NPG 3097(10)

Henry William Pickersgill, by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer - NPG 3097(1)

Henry William Pickersgill

by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
pen and ink, circa 1825-1835
NPG 3097(1)

Harriet Waylett, by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer - NPG 3097(9)

Harriet Waylett

by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
pen and ink, circa 1825-1835
NPG 3097(9)

Joseph Boruwlaski, by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer - NPG 3097(8)

Joseph Boruwlaski

by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
pen and ink and wash, 1830-1835
NPG 3097(8)

Duchess of Cannizzaro, by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer - NPG 3097(5)

Duchess of Cannizzaro

by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
ink and wash, circa 1830
NPG 3097(5)

George Capell-Coningsby, 5th Earl of Essex, by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer - NPG 3097(6)

George Capell-Coningsby, 5th Earl of Essex

by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
ink and wash, circa 1830-1835
NPG 3097(6)

Charles Mathews, by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer - NPG 3097(2)

Charles Mathews

by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
pen and ink, circa 1830
NPG 3097(2)

Charles Mathews, by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer - NPG 3097(3)

Charles Mathews

by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
pencil, circa 1830
NPG 3097(3)

Charles Mathews, by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer - NPG 3097(4)

Charles Mathews

by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
sepia wash and red chalk, circa 1830
NPG 3097(4)

John Nash, by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer - NPG 3097(7)

John Nash

by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
pen and ink, circa 1830
NPG 3097(7)

Edward John Trelawny, by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer - NPG 2886

Edward John Trelawny

by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
pencil
NPG 2886

John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford, by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer - NPG 5512

John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford

by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
pen and ink, 1831
NPG 5512

Sir Augustus Wall Callcott, by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer - NPG 3336

Sir Augustus Wall Callcott

by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
oil on millboard, 1833
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3336

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