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William Powell Frith (1819-1909), Painter

Sitter in 24 portraits
Artist associated with 5 portraits
Painter; first made his name with historical genre scenes; in 1850s turned to large-scale contemporary subjects, painted with painstaking detail, like Ramsgate Sands (1853), Derby Day (1858), and The Railway Station (1862), which were immensely popular; later turned to morality subjects.

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William Powell Frith

by William Powell Frith
oil on canvas, 1838
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2139


Mary Elizabeth Braddon

by William Powell Frith
oil on canvas, exhibited 1865
NPG 4478


Key plate to the engraving of 'The Marriage of H.R.H. The Prince of Wales, K.G.'

published by Henry Graves & Co, after William Henry Simmons, after William Powell Frith
lithograph, (1663-1865)
NPG D33934


Kate Nickleby (character in Dickens novel 'Nicholas Nickleby')

by William Holl Jr, published by National Art Union for Ireland, after William Powell Frith
stipple engraving, published 1848
NPG D38965