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Rudolph Ackermann (1764-1834), Publisher

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist associated with 50 portraits
Born in Saxony and trained as a carriage designer, Ackermann moved to London in 1783. From 1800 he was the leading publisher of colour-plate books, decorative prints and fashionable periodicals. He was a major patron of British artists, designers and watercolourists and gave near permanent employment to Thomas Rowlandson for over thirty years.

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D23580

King Alfred ('The Great')

possibly by Rudolph Ackermann
hand-coloured etching, early 19th century
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D23912

Henry of Lancaster ('Henry of Grosmont'), 1st Duke of Lancaster

published by Rudolph Ackermann
hand-coloured stipple and aquatint engraving, early 19th century
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D23972

Walter of Merton, Bishop of Rochester

published by Rudolph Ackermann
hand-coloured stipple and aquatint engraving, early 19th century
NPG D23972

D23995

Walter de Stapledon

published for Rudolph Ackermann
hand-coloured stipple and aquatint engraving, early 19th century
NPG D23995

D23998

William Bateman, Bishop of Norwich

published for Rudolph Ackermann
hand-coloured stipple and aquatint engraving, early 19th century
NPG D23998

D24022

Richard Fleming, Bishop of Lincoln

published for Rudolph Ackermann
hand-coloured stipple and aquatint engraving, early 19th century
NPG D24022

D26160

Thomas Tesdale

published by Rudolph Ackermann
hand-coloured stipple and aquatint engraving, early 19th century
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D36868

James King

by and published by John Raphael Smith, published by Rudolph Ackermann
mezzotint, published 1 February 1805
NPG D36868

D14358

'Kings Bench Prison'

by Thomas Rowlandson, and by Augustus Charles Pugin, aquatinted by Joseph Constantine Stadler, published by Rudolph Ackermann
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 1 December 1808
NPG D14358

D15285

'Fleet Prison'

by Thomas Rowlandson, and by Augustus Charles Pugin, aquatinted by Joseph Constantine Stadler, published by Rudolph Ackermann
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 1 September 1808
NPG D15285

D15343

'British Institution (Pall Mall)'

by Thomas Rowlandson, and by Augustus Charles Pugin, aquatinted by John Bluck, published by Rudolph Ackermann
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 1 April 1808
NPG D15343

D15460

'The Roman Catholic Chapel'

by Thomas Rowlandson, and by Augustus Charles Pugin, aquatinted by John Bluck, published by Rudolph Ackermann
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 1 April 1808
NPG D15460

D14263

'Pantheon masquerade'

by Thomas Rowlandson, and by Augustus Charles Pugin, aquatinted by John Bluck, published by Rudolph Ackermann
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 1 March 1809
NPG D14263

D14426

'Society for the Encouragement of Arts, &c. Adelphi'

by Thomas Rowlandson, and by Augustus Charles Pugin, aquatinted by John Bluck, published by Rudolph Ackermann
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 1 July 1809
NPG D14426

D14433

'Royal Circus'

by Thomas Rowlandson, and by Augustus Charles Pugin, aquatinted by John Bluck, published by Rudolph Ackermann
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 1 May 1809
NPG D14433

D15620

'Sadlers Wells Theatre'

by Thomas Rowlandson, and by Augustus Charles Pugin, aquatinted by John Bluck, published by Rudolph Ackermann
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 1 June 1809
NPG D15620

D33324

Princess Amelia

by John Samuel Agar, published by Rudolph Ackermann, after Anne Mee (née Foldsone)
stipple and line engraving, published 1810
NPG D33324

D708

John Bigland

by William Ward, published by William Sheardown, published by Rudolph Ackermann, published by Longman, Hurst & Co, after John Raphael Smith
mezzotint, published 22 March 1811
NPG D708

D5190

George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham Tomb in Westminster Abbey

by Black & Hopwood, published by Rudolph Ackermann, after Mackenzie
aquatint, published 1 August 1812
NPG D5190

D18736

William Vincent

by Henry Meyer, published by Rudolph Ackermann, after William Owen
stipple engraving, published 4 February 1812
NPG D18736