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Sir William Quiller Orchardson

(1832-1910), Portrait and subject painter

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 Francis Edward Younghusband, by Sir William Quiller Orchardson - NPG 3184

Sir Francis Edward Younghusband

by Sir William Quiller Orchardson
oil on canvas, 1906
NPG 3184

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

Arthur Wellesley Peel, 1st Viscount Peel, after Sir William Quiller Orchardson - NPG D39583

Arthur Wellesley Peel, 1st Viscount Peel

after Sir William Quiller Orchardson
photogravure, (1898)
NPG D39583

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