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Sir William Quiller Orchardson

(1832-1910), Portrait and subject painter

Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sitter associated with 19 portraits
Artist associated with 5 portraits
Artist; born and trained in Edinburgh; settled in London, 1862, where he enjoyed a highly successful career as a painter of subject pictures and portraits; elected RA, 1877. Orchardson became best known for depictions of the history and manners of the eighteenth century and Regency periods and for his dramatic interpretations of the anxieties of contemporary upper class life.

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Sir William Quiller Orchardson, by Sir Leslie Ward - NPG 5005

Sir William Quiller Orchardson

by Sir Leslie Ward
pencil and watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 24 March 1898
NPG 5005

Sir William Quiller Orchardson, by Elliott & Fry - NPG Ax14873

Sir William Quiller Orchardson

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax14873

Sir William Quiller Orchardson, by Elliott & Fry - NPG Ax28958

Sir William Quiller Orchardson

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax28958

Sir William Quiller Orchardson, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x12617

Sir William Quiller Orchardson

by Elliott & Fry
albumen cabinet card, 1880s?
NPG x12617

Sir William Quiller Orchardson, by Lock & Whitfield, published by  Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington - NPG Ax17662

Sir William Quiller Orchardson

by Lock & Whitfield, published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington
woodburytype, published 1882
NPG Ax17662

Sir William Quiller Orchardson, by Ralph Winwood Robinson, published by  C. Whittingham & Co - NPG x7382

Sir William Quiller Orchardson

by Ralph Winwood Robinson, published by C. Whittingham & Co
platinum print, published 1892
NPG x7382

Sir William Quiller Orchardson, by Ernest Herbert ('E.H.') Mills - NPG x12618

Sir William Quiller Orchardson

by Ernest Herbert ('E.H.') Mills
bromide print on grey card mount, 1900s
NPG x12618

Sir William Quiller Orchardson, by Frederic G. Hodsoll - NPG Ax25159

Sir William Quiller Orchardson

by Frederic G. Hodsoll
glossy sepia bromide print on card mount, 1902
NPG Ax25159

Sir William Quiller Orchardson, by Augustin Mongin - NPG D21527

Sir William Quiller Orchardson

by Augustin Mongin
etching, circa 1882
NPG D21527

Sir William Quiller Orchardson, by Robert Walker Macbeth, after  Sir William Quiller Orchardson - NPG D32124

Sir William Quiller Orchardson

by Robert Walker Macbeth, after Sir William Quiller Orchardson
etching, exhibited 1893 (1890)
NPG D32124

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Sir William Quiller Orchardson

by Lock & Whitfield, published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington
woodburytype, published 1882
NPG x134569

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Sir William Quiller Orchardson ('Men of the Day. No. 709.')

by Sir Leslie Ward
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 24 March 1898
NPG D44900

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Key to Private View of the Old Masters Exhibition, Royal Academy, 1888

after Henry Jamyn Brooks
photograph, 1919 or after
NPG D42236

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