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Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt

(1788-1850), Prime Minister

Sitter associated with 226 portraits
Statesman; leader of the Tory Party; Prime Minister, 1834-5, 1839, and 1841-6, his last administration one of the greatest of the period; resigned after splitting his party with his decision to repeal the Corn Laws; the dominant political figure of the 1840s.

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Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt, by Henry William Pickersgill - NPG 3796

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt

by Henry William Pickersgill
oil on canvas
NPG 3796

Study for 'Patrons and Lovers of Art', by Pieter Christoffel Wonder - NPG 795

Study for 'Patrons and Lovers of Art'

by Pieter Christoffel Wonder
oil on canvas, circa 1830
On display in Room 19 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 795

The House of Commons, 1833, by Sir George Hayter - NPG 54

The House of Commons, 1833

by Sir George Hayter
oil on canvas, 1833-1843
On display in Room 20 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 54

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt, by Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey - NPG 316a(99)

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt

by Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey
pencil, circa 1833
NPG 316a(99)

Members of the House of Lords, attributed to (Isaac) Robert Cruikshank - NPG 2789

Members of the House of Lords

attributed to (Isaac) Robert Cruikshank
pencil and sepia wash, circa 1835
NPG 2789

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt, by John Linnell - NPG 772

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt

by John Linnell
oil on panel, 1838
NPG 772

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt showing his pictures, by Jemima Blackburn (née Wedderburn) - NPG 2772(28a)

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt showing his pictures

by Jemima Blackburn (née Wedderburn)
watercolour, 1844
NPG 2772(28a)

The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846, by John Partridge - NPG 342

The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846

by John Partridge
oil on canvas, circa 1846-1853
NPG 342

'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846', by John Partridge - NPG 343a

'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846'

by John Partridge
oil on paper, circa 1846
On display in Room 21 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 343a

Sketch for 'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846', by Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha - NPG 343b

Sketch for 'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846'

by Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
pencil, circa 1846
NPG 343b

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt, reduced version by Matthew Noble - NPG 596a

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt

reduced version by Matthew Noble
marble bust, 1851 (1850)
NPG 596a

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt, by Matthew Noble - NPG 596

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt

by Matthew Noble
marble bust, 1851
On display in Room 22 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 596

Key to 'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846', by Sir George Scharf - NPG 343c

Key to 'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846'

by Sir George Scharf
pen and ink and wash, 1872
NPG 343c

The Apparition.  A Cabinet Picture from the Downing St Collection, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40936

The Apparition. A Cabinet Picture from the Downing St Collection

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published November 1829
NPG D40936

The Mysterious Visit, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40944

The Mysterious Visit

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 25 June 1829
NPG D40944

Political Harmonics, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40958

Political Harmonics

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 11 September 1829
NPG D40958

Bombardment Extraordinary, or Achilles versus Punch, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40974

Bombardment Extraordinary, or Achilles versus Punch

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 20 January 1830
NPG D40974

Writing the K-g's Speech (Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington; Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt), by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40978

Writing the K-g's Speech (Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington; Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt)

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 February 1830
NPG D40978

New Police Activity, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40980

New Police Activity

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 8 February 1830
NPG D40980

A Wild Elephant led Between Two Tame Ones, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40982

A Wild Elephant led Between Two Tame Ones

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 16 February 1830
NPG D40982

A Political Ruse "Ye Bankes & Braes", by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40983

A Political Ruse "Ye Bankes & Braes"

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 17 February 1830
NPG D40983

Auction Extraordinary, that is to say, an Extraordinary Auction, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40993

Auction Extraordinary, that is to say, an Extraordinary Auction

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 23 March 1830
NPG D40993

A Touch of the Palpable Obscure, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40994

A Touch of the Palpable Obscure

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 31 March 1830
NPG D40994

Repulsed but not Discouraged, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40998

Repulsed but not Discouraged

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 24 May 1830
NPG D40998

The Noddle Bazaar, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41017

The Noddle Bazaar

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 9 September 1830
NPG D41017

A Masked Battery, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41020

A Masked Battery

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 4 October 1830
NPG D41020

A Cabinet Picture, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41022

A Cabinet Picture

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 5 November 1830
NPG D41022

The False Alarm: or Much ado about nothing, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41024

The False Alarm: or Much ado about nothing

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 16 November 1830
NPG D41024

Retaliation (Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt; Alexander Baring, 1st Baron Ashburton; Joseph Hume), by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41025

Retaliation (Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt; Alexander Baring, 1st Baron Ashburton; Joseph Hume)

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 17 November 1830
NPG D41025

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt, printed by Lefevre & Kohler, published by  William Spooner, after  Joseph Bouvier - NPG D16352

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt

printed by Lefevre & Kohler, published by William Spooner, after Joseph Bouvier
lithograph, 1830s-1840s
NPG D16352

Political Frankensteins.  Alarmed at the progress of a Giant of their own Creation., by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41040

Political Frankensteins. Alarmed at the progress of a Giant of their own Creation.

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 18 January 1831
NPG D41040

The Terminus of Reform, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41043

The Terminus of Reform

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 12 February 1831
NPG D41043

A screw-Loose, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41046

A screw-Loose

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 March 1831
NPG D41046

The Last of the Boroughbridges, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41047

The Last of the Boroughbridges

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 7 March 1831
NPG D41047

New Lamps for Old (Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt; John Bull; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41048

New Lamps for Old (Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt; John Bull; Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 8 March 1831
NPG D41048

A Scene from the Beggar's Opera, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41049

A Scene from the Beggar's Opera

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 9 March 1831
NPG D41049

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