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William Thomas Fry (1789-1843), Engraver

Artist associated with 61 portraits
Relatively little is known of the portrait and figure engraver William Thomas Fry. From 1824 until 1830, he exhibited with the Society of British Artists. He worked mainly in stipple, but also produced aquatints and lithographs. Between 1829 and 1835, Fry engraved eight portraits for the second edition of Edmund Lodge's Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain. He also contributed four plates to Fisher's National Portrait Gallery(1830-34) and eleven to Jones's National Gallery (1836). He was one of the first engravers to experiment with steel plates.

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Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales; Leopold I, King of the Belgians

by William Thomas Fry, after George Dawe
coloured engraving, (1817)
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D24126

John II of France

by William Thomas Fry
stipple engraving, early 19th century
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D27990

Mary Herbert, Countess of Pembroke

by William Thomas Fry, after Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger
stipple engraving, early 19th century
NPG D27990

D8288

Jonathan Hulls

by William Thomas Fry, after Unknown artist
stipple engraving, circa 1810-1843
NPG D8288

D23861

Elizabeth of York

by William Thomas Fry, after Harold Crease
stipple engraving, 1815
NPG D23861

D36539

Samuel Johnson

by William Thomas Fry, published by and after Abraham Wivell, after Joseph Nollekens
stipple engraving, published 26 June 1815 (1777)
NPG D36539

D31611

Francis Russell, 4th Earl of Bedford

by William Thomas Fry, after Robert William Satchwell, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
stipple engraving, published 1816
NPG D31611

D26542

James Stuart, 1st Duke of Richmond and 4th Duke of Lennox

by William Thomas Fry, published by Lackington, Allen & Co, published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, after Robert William Satchwell, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
stipple engraving, published 1 February 1816
NPG D26542

D28199

Francis Russell, 4th Earl of Bedford

by William Thomas Fry, after Robert William Satchwell, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
stipple engraving, published 1816
NPG D28199

D33223

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by William Thomas Fry, published by J. Jenkins, after Simon de Koster
stipple engraving and etching, published 1816
NPG D33223

D7198

George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle

by William Thomas Fry, after Sir Peter Lely
stipple engraving, published 1816
NPG D7198

D7199

George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle

by William Thomas Fry, after Sir Peter Lely
stipple engraving, published 1816
NPG D7199

D14725

William Coxe

by William Thomas Fry, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after John Jackson, after Sir William Beechey
stipple engraving, published 21 August 1816
NPG D14725

D14801

Dorothy Spencer (née Sidney), Countess of Sunderland

by William Thomas Fry, published by Lackington, Allen & Co, and published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, after Robert William Satchwell, after Sir Anthony Van Dyck
stipple engraving, published 31 October 1816
NPG D14801

D23509

Isaac Barré

by William Thomas Fry, after William Evans, after Gilbert Stuart
stipple engraving, published 1817 (1785)
NPG D23509

D32178

Robert Greville, 2nd Baron Brooke of Beauchamps Court

by William Thomas Fry, after William Hilton, after Unknown artist
stipple engraving, published 1817
NPG D32178

D32179

Robert Greville, 2nd Baron Brooke of Beauchamps Court

by William Thomas Fry, after William Hilton, after Unknown artist
stipple engraving, published 1817
NPG D32179

D9279

Frederick North, 5th Earl of Guilford

by William Thomas Fry, after John Jackson
stipple engraving, (August 1817)
NPG D9279

D35009

Frederick North, 5th Earl of Guilford

by William Thomas Fry, after John Jackson
stipple engraving, (August 1817)
NPG D35009

D35271

Sir William Hamilton

by William Thomas Fry, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after Charles Grignion, after Hugh Douglas Hamilton
stipple engraving, published 27 March 1817
NPG D35271