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William Bewick (1795-1866), Portrait and history painter

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist associated with 4 portraits
The son of an upholsterer, William Bewick was trained under the painter Benjamin Haydon while attending the Royal Academy Schools. He began exhibiting his work in 1820, at the Society of Painters in Water Colours. In the 1820s Bewick spent four years studying in Rome; on his return he established himself as a portrait and history painter.

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William Hazlitt

replica by William Bewick
chalk, 1825
NPG 2697


Patrick Nasmyth

by William Bewick
pencil and chalk, circa 1830
NPG 350


Robert Malcolm

by William Bewick
lithograph, early 19th century
NPG D38164


William Hazlitt

by Marr, published by Saunders & Otley, after William Bewick
stipple engraving, published 20 May 1836
NPG D38514