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William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863), Novelist

Sitter in 42 portraits
Artist of 2 portraits
Novelist; contributed to a variety of newspapers and journals, including Punch, with his own illustrations; First achieved success with Vanity Fair, 1847-8, after an early career as a journalist; Pendennis and The Newcomes confirmed his status as a major novelist.

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William Makepeace Thackeray

after Ernest Edwards
albumen print, circa 1863
NPG Ax7333


William Makepeace Thackeray

by Unknown artist
watercolour with white bodycolour