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Leonida Caldesi (1822-1891)

Artist associated with 54 portraits
Leonida Caldesi was a Florentine photographer who co-founded the photographic studio Caldesi and Montecchi, based on Porchester Terrace, London.

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Ax17191

Franz Xaver Winterhalter

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, 1850s-1860s
NPG Ax17191

x134737

Queen Victoria with her family

by Caldesi, Blanford & Co, after Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s (1857)
NPG x134737

Ax29674

Susan North, Baroness North

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, early-mid 1860s
NPG Ax29674

Ax14801

Sir Charles Lock Eastlake

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
NPG Ax14801

Ax14807

David Roberts

by Caldesi, Blanford & Co, or by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
NPG Ax14807

Ax14911

Frederick Daniel Hardy

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax14911

Ax14916

Henry Weigall

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax14916

Ax14940

William Theed the Younger

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax14940

Ax17152

Dominic Charles Colnaghi

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax17152

Ax17153

John Anthony Scott

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax17153

Ax11913

Sir Charles Lock Eastlake

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
On display in Room 25 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG Ax11913

Ax11916

David Roberts

by Leonida Caldesi, or by Caldesi, Blanford & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
NPG Ax11916

Ax39728

Sir John Stuart

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax39728

Ax39729

Sir Richard Malins

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax39729

Ax39734

Roundell Palmer, 1st Earl of Selborne

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax39734

Ax39755

Charles Beavan

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax39755

x12439

Sir George Cornewall Lewis, 2nd Bt

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x12439

x46997

Emily Faithfull

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x46997

x27335

Francis Wemyss-Charteris-Douglas, 8th Earl of Wemyss

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, early 1860s
NPG x27335

Ax8671

Edward Gordon Douglas-Pennant, 1st Baron Penrhyn

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax8671

Ax7491

Henry Ward Beecher

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1860
NPG Ax7491

Ax8542

Edward Cardwell, Viscount Cardwell

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax8542

Ax8604

Edward Henry John Craufurd

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax8604

Ax8646

Ralph Bernal Osborne

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax8646

Ax9886

Richard Purefoy Fitzgerald

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s-1870s
NPG Ax9886

x74358

Louis Philippe Albert of Orléans, Count of Paris

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x74358

x137000

'Popular Actresses'

by Ashford Brothers & Co, after Alexander Bassano, and Clarkington & Co (Charles Clarkington), and Joseph Richard James, and Horatio Nelson King, and Camille Silvy, and possibly Leonida Caldesi, and Adolphe Paul Auguste Beau, and Thomas Cranfield,
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x137000

x139709

John Prescott Knight

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1860
NPG x139709

x12957

John Ruskin

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, 1862
NPG x12957

Ax7533

John Ruskin

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, 1862
NPG Ax7533

x74412

Jean Baptiste Faure as Mephistopheles in 'Faust'

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, 1864
NPG x74412

D34280

Italo Gardoni

by George Zobel, published by John Mitchell, after Leonida Caldesi
stipple and line engraving, published 21 May 1855
NPG D34280

D34987

Giulia Grisi

by George Zobel, published by John Mitchell, after Leonida Caldesi
mezzotint, published 21 May 1855
NPG D34987

D38223

Giovanni Matteo de Candia (Mario)

by George Zobel, printed by T. Brooker, published by John Mitchell, after Leonida Caldesi
mezzotint, published 21 May 1855
NPG D38223

Ax68431

Dorothy (née Tennant), Lady Stanley

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite
NPG Ax68431

Ax77136

A. Whitbread

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite
NPG Ax77136

Ax9629

Samuel Wilberforce

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite
NPG Ax9629

Ax9735

William Makepeace Thackeray

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite
NPG Ax9735

Ax9857

Harriet Sarah, Lady Wantage

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite
NPG Ax9857

Ax10024

Lady Eleanor Percy (née Grosvenor), Duchess of Northumberland

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s-1870s
NPG Ax10024

Ax38716

Sir Joseph Paxton

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s-1870s
NPG Ax38716

Ax87089

Stuart Mackensie

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s-1870s
NPG Ax87089

Ax9852

Lady Harriet Christian Duncombe (née Douglas)

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s-1870s
NPG Ax9852

Ax9856

Harriet (née Wright), Lady Overstone

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s-1870s
NPG Ax9856

Ax9859

Samuel Jones Loyd, 1st Baron Overstone

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s-1870s
NPG Ax9859

Ax9904

Sir William Erle

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s-1870s
NPG Ax9904

x74342

Maria Pia, Queen of Portugal

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s-1870s
NPG x74342

Ax9664

Charlotte (née Cavendish-Bentinck), Viscountess Ossington

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1862
NPG Ax9664

Ax9855

Samuel Jones Loyd, 1st Baron Overstone

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, before 1864
NPG Ax9855

Ax196851

George Frederick Ormsby

by Leonida Caldesi
albumen carte-de-visite, 1867
NPG Ax196851

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