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Richard Cockle Lucas

(1800-1883), Sculptor

Sitter in 44 portraits
Artist associated with 54 portraits
At the age of twelve Lucas was apprenticed to an uncle, a cutler at Winchester. Having become proficient at carving knife handles, he decided to train as a sculptor. In 1828 he entered the Royal Academy Schools, and from that year he was a regular contributor to the Royal Academy. Over the next thirty years he exhibited over a hundred works at the Academy, the British Institution, and the Suffolk Street Gallery of the Society of British Artists, including busts, medallions, and classical subjects.

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John Holmes, after a wax medallion by Richard Cockle Lucas - NPG 1781a

John Holmes

after a wax medallion by Richard Cockle Lucas
ambrotype, mid 19th century, based on a work of 1849-1850
NPG 1781a

James Meadows Rendel, by Richard Cockle Lucas - NPG 5902

James Meadows Rendel

by Richard Cockle Lucas
wax medallion, 1852
NPG 5902

Richard Cockle Lucas, by Richard Cockle Lucas - NPG 1651b

Richard Cockle Lucas

by Richard Cockle Lucas
etching, pen and wash, 1858
NPG 1651b

Richard Cockle Lucas, by Richard Cockle Lucas - NPG Ax23400

Richard Cockle Lucas

by Richard Cockle Lucas
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1858
NPG Ax23400

Richard Cockle Lucas, by Richard Cockle Lucas - NPG Ax23401

Richard Cockle Lucas

by Richard Cockle Lucas
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1858
NPG Ax23401

Richard Cockle Lucas, by Richard Cockle Lucas - NPG Ax23402

Richard Cockle Lucas

by Richard Cockle Lucas
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1858
NPG Ax23402

Richard Cockle Lucas, by Richard Cockle Lucas - NPG Ax23403

Richard Cockle Lucas

by Richard Cockle Lucas
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1858
NPG Ax23403

Richard Cockle Lucas, by Richard Cockle Lucas - NPG Ax23404

Richard Cockle Lucas

by Richard Cockle Lucas
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1858
NPG Ax23404

Richard Cockle Lucas, by Richard Cockle Lucas - NPG Ax23405

Richard Cockle Lucas

by Richard Cockle Lucas
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1858
NPG Ax23405

Richard Cockle Lucas, by Richard Cockle Lucas - NPG Ax23406

Richard Cockle Lucas

by Richard Cockle Lucas
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1858
NPG Ax23406

Richard Cockle Lucas, by Richard Cockle Lucas - NPG Ax23407

Richard Cockle Lucas

by Richard Cockle Lucas
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1858
NPG Ax23407

Richard Cockle Lucas, by Richard Cockle Lucas - NPG Ax23408

Richard Cockle Lucas

by Richard Cockle Lucas
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1858
NPG Ax23408

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