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Andrew Geddes

(1783-1844), Painter and etcher

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist associated with 14 portraits
Andrew Geddes was a Scottish painter and etcher. After his father's death he went in 1806 to study at the Royal Academy Schools in London, after which he set up as a portrait painter in Edinburgh. He went to Paris in 1814 and was then chiefly based in London. Geddes visited Rome in 1828 and travelled on the Continent, returning early in 1831. He was more successful as an etcher than as a painter in oil or watercolour. Geddes painted and etched copies of Old Masters, of which he had a considerable collection, and was able to adopt different styles of painting appropriate to the period of the picture. He was elected an Associate of the Royal Academy in 1832.

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John Thomson, by Thomas Hodgetts, published by  Colnaghi & Co, published by  Francis Cameron & Co, after  Andrew Geddes - NPG D40440

John Thomson

by Thomas Hodgetts, published by Colnaghi & Co, published by Francis Cameron & Co, after Andrew Geddes
mezzotint, published 19 April 1820 (exhibited 1818)
NPG D40440

Henry Mackenzie, by Richard Rhodes, after  Andrew Geddes - NPG D38096

Henry Mackenzie

by Richard Rhodes, after Andrew Geddes
line engraving, published 1822
NPG D38096

Alexander Oswald, by Thomas Hodgetts, after  Andrew Geddes - NPG D3788

Alexander Oswald

by Thomas Hodgetts, after Andrew Geddes
mezzotint, published 1822
NPG D3788

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, by Thomas Hodgetts, after  Andrew Geddes - NPG D33220

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by Thomas Hodgetts, after Andrew Geddes
mezzotint, (1825)
NPG D33220

Molesworth Phillips, by Andrew Geddes - NPG D14421

Molesworth Phillips

by Andrew Geddes
etching, circa 1825
NPG D14421

Charles Tennant, by John George Murray, after  Andrew Geddes - NPG D40516

Charles Tennant

by John George Murray, after Andrew Geddes
mezzotint, (1830s)
NPG D40516

Charles Tennant, by John George Murray, after  Andrew Geddes - NPG D40517

Charles Tennant

by John George Murray, after Andrew Geddes
mezzotint, (1830s)
NPG D40517

Andrew Geddes, by Andrew Geddes - NPG D3780

Andrew Geddes

by Andrew Geddes
etching, 1830s?
NPG D3780

Charles Marjoribanks, by and published by Charles Turner, after  Andrew Geddes - NPG D38224

Charles Marjoribanks

by and published by Charles Turner, after Andrew Geddes
mezzotint, published 27 June 1835
NPG D38224

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Alexander Oswald

by Thomas Hodgetts, after Andrew Geddes
mezzotint, published 1822
NPG D3787

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Alexander Oswald

by Thomas Hodgetts, after Andrew Geddes
mezzotint, published 1822
NPG D3789

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James Andrew Drummond, 8th Viscount Strathallan

after Andrew Geddes
stipple engraving, mid 19th century
NPG D42086

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