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Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769-1852), Field Marshal and Prime Minister

Sitter associated with 343 portraits
A soldier and statesman, Wellington's early victories were in India and the Spanish Peninsula. In 1815, he was hailed as the man who finally achieved the peace of nations when he led the defeat of Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo. He later entered Parliament, where he was a bastion of ultra-Tory values against the forces of liberal change. He was Prime Minister between 1828 and 1830 and again in 1834.

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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

2789

Members of the House of Lords

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

3766

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

by William Salter
oil on canvas, 1839
On display in Room 17 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3766

6265

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

by Benjamin Robert Haydon
oil on canvas, 1839
NPG 6265

218

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

by John Francis
marble bust, 1852
On display in Room 22 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 218

2155a

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

by George Gammon Adams
plaster cast of death-mask, 1852
NPG 2155a

x136570

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

by Etienne Neurdein, after Unknown artist, published by Ogden's
cigarette card, published circa 1894-1907
NPG x136570

D37589

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

by Jean Baptiste Alix, published by Ostervald the Elder, after Sebastien C?ure
aquatint, early 19th century
NPG D37589

D7605

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

by Francesco Bartolozzi, after Domenico Pellegrini
stipple engraving, 1810
NPG D7605

D37584

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

by Thomas Williamson, published by Robert Cribb & Son, after Robert Home
stipple engraving, published 4 June 1811
NPG D37584

D7602

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

by M. Place, after Captain Raria
stipple engraving, 1811
NPG D7602

D7603

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

by M. Place, after Captain Raria
stipple engraving, 1811
NPG D7603

D37590

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

published by Luigi Fabri, after Robert Home
stipple engraving, circa 1812
NPG D37590

D37591

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

by James Godby, published by Edward Orme, after Domenico Pellegrini
stipple engraving, published 21 November 1812
NPG D37591

D42337

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

by Henry Richard Cook, published by Thomas Palser, after John Hoppner
stipple engraving, published 1 August 1812
NPG D42337

D37588

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

by A. Easto, published by Josiah Boydell, after Lawrence Gahagan
stipple engraving, published 17 August 1813 (April 1809)
NPG D37588

D37602

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington

by William Greatbach, after William Salter
line engraving, after 1813
NPG D37602