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Sir Edward John Poynter, 1st Bt (1836-1919), Painter and President of the Royal Academy

Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sitter associated with 23 portraits
Artist associated with 4 portraits
Painter; trained in London and Paris, and established his fame with his immense painting, Israel and Egypt, 1867; worked on a number of decorative schemes, his paintings of mythological subjects winning him a considerable contemporary reputation. Appointed the first Slade Professor in 1871, and director of art at South Kensington, 1875, Poynter was influential in introducing French principles of art teaching into England. He later served as Director of the National Gallery, 1894-1904, and President of the Royal Academy, 1896-1918.

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D9904

Sir Edward John Poynter, 1st Bt

after Sir Edward John Poynter, 1st Bt
collotype, 1904
NPG D9904

x159731

Sir Edward John Poynter, 1st Bt

by Walter Stoneman
bromide print, circa 1916
NPG x159731

D42236

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

after Henry Jamyn Brooks
photograph, 1919 or after
NPG D42236