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Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830), Portrait painter, collector and President of the Royal Academy

Sitter in 25 portraits
Artist associated with 683 portraits
Beginning as a child prodigy working in pastels, the gifted Lawrence eventually succeeded Reynolds as Britain's greatest portrait painter, With the temperament and flair to capture the glamour of the age, Lawrence created the image of Regency high-society with dazzling brushwork and an innovative use of colour. His international reputation was ensured when the Prince Regent commissioned portraits of all the foreign leaders involved in the downfall of Napoleon. Lawrence was appointed President of the Royal Academy in 1820.

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2515(21)

Sir Thomas Lawrence

by William Brockedon
pencil, 1820-1830
NPG 2515(21)

260

Sir Thomas Lawrence

by Richard Evans, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
oil on canvas, (circa 1825)
NPG 260

1634

Sir Thomas Lawrence

by Unknown artist
plaster cast of death-mask, 1830
NPG 1634

239

Sir Thomas Lawrence

by Edward Hodges Baily
marble bust, 1830
On display in Room 17 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 239

1507

Sir Thomas Lawrence

by Samuel Parker, after Edward Hodges Baily
bronze medallion, 1830
NPG 1507

4278

Sir Thomas Lawrence

by Scipio Clint, after Samuel Joseph, and Edward Hodges Baily
copper medal, 1830
NPG 4278

1634a

Sir Thomas Lawrence

by Unknown artist
plaster cast of right hand, 1830
NPG 1634a

1634b

Sir Thomas Lawrence

by Samuel Cousins, published by Walter Benjamin Tiffin, published by Rittner and Co, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, published 22 April 1830
NPG 1634b

D10716

Royal Academicians

by Charles Bestland, after Henry Singleton
stipple engraving, published 1802 (1795)
NPG D10716

D36021

Key to Royal Academicians

by Charles Bestland, after Henry Singleton
stipple engraving, published 1802 (1795)
NPG D36021

D37214

Sir Thomas Lawrence

by Unknown artist
mezzotint, published circa 1825
NPG D37214

D3552

Sir Thomas Lawrence

by William Giller, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, (circa 1825)
NPG D3552

D37049

The Private Sitting Room of Sir Thomas Lawrence

published for Mr Keightley
aquatint, published December 1830
NPG D37049

D37213

Sir Thomas Lawrence

by Richard James Lane, printed by Charles Joseph Hullmandel, published by Colnaghi, Son & Co
lithograph, published April 1830
NPG D37213

D37215

Sir Thomas Lawrence

printed by Charles Joseph Hullmandel, published by Joseph Dickinson, after Sir William Charles Ross
lithograph, published 1 February 1830
NPG D37215

D37216

Sir Thomas Lawrence

by Unknown artist
stipple engraving, published 1830s
NPG D37216

D37219

Sir Thomas Lawrence ('The Private Sitting Room of Sir Thos. Lawrence')

published by Mr Keightley
etching and aquatint, published December 1830
NPG D37219

D38513

Sir Thomas Lawrence

by Samuel Cousins, published by Walter Benjamin Tiffin, published by Rittner and Co, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, published 22 April 1830
NPG D38513

D20029

Sir Thomas Lawrence

by and published by Charles Turner
mezzotint, published 1 February 1830
NPG D20029

D37218

Sir Thomas Lawrence

by Thomas Anthony Dean, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
stipple engraving, published 1831
NPG D37218

D18112

Sir Thomas Lawrence

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, published by Colnaghi, Son & Co, and Molteno & Graves, and Moon, Boys & Graves, and Walter Benjamin Tiffin, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
stipple engraving, published 1 June 1831
NPG D18112

D2921

Sir Thomas Lawrence; Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (on reverse)

by George Gammon Adams, after Edward Hodges Baily, and after Sir Thomas Lawrence
bronze medal, 1860
NPG D2921

D14640

Sir Thomas Lawrence

by George Thomas Doo, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
line engraving, published 1877 (circa 1786)
NPG D14640

D20071

Sir Thomas Lawrence

by Samuel Cousins, published by Walter Benjamin Tiffin, published by Rittner and Co, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, published 22 April 1830
NPG D20071

D37217

Sir Thomas Lawrence

by Sir George Scharf
pencil, 24 November 1865
NPG D37217