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Richard Doyle (1824-1883), 'Dick Kitcat'; artist and caricaturist

Sitter in 4 portraits
Artist associated with 4 portraits
Richard Doyle was the son of the cartoonist John Doyle. He was educated at home by his father and began having work published at the age of fifteen. In 1842 John Doyle began working for Punch, and by 1848 he was producing a third of the magazine's cartoons. A devout Roman Catholic, in 1850 he resigned from Punch in protest over the magazine's hostility to the Pope. After leaving Punch Doyle concentrated on painting landscapes and illustrating books.

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Nicholas Patrick Stephen Wiseman

attributed to Richard Doyle
pen and ink
NPG 4619


Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha; Queen Victoria

printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean, after Richard Doyle
lithograph, published 1840
NPG D33625