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Liborio ('Lib') Prosperi (1854-1928), Cartoonist

Artist of 57 portraits
In the 1880s and 1890s Liberio Prosperi was one of an international group of artists who worked for Vanity Fair magazine. They produced caricatures of many of the leading characters of the day, including artists, athletes, royalty, statesmen, scientists, authors, actors, soldiers and scholars. He signed his works 'Lib'.

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The Lobby of the House of Commons, 1886

by Liborio ('Lib') Prosperi
oil on canvas, published in Vanity Fair Christmas Supplement 1886
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3279

William Hood Walrond, 1st Baron Waleran

by Liborio ('Lib') Prosperi
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 17 July 1886
NPG 3279

4755

Charles Wood

by Liborio ('Lib') Prosperi
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 22 May 1886
On display in the Billiard Room at Bodelwyddan Castle
NPG 4755

2598

John Francis Holcombe Read

by Liborio ('Lib') Prosperi
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 28 April 1888
NPG 2598

4739

George Rodney, 7th Baron Rodney

by Liborio ('Lib') Prosperi
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 10 November 1888
NPG 4739

3278

Sir Francis Carruthers Gould ('F.C.G.')

by Liborio ('Lib') Prosperi
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 22 February 1890
NPG 3278

2988

Howard John Kennard

by Liborio ('Lib') Prosperi
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 6 December 1890
NPG 2988

D44255

"Newmarket 1885" ('King Edward VII, Frederick Archer and 17 others)

by Liborio ('Lib') Prosperi
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 30 November 1885
NPG D44255

D44264

Richard William Church ('Men of the Day. No. 350.')

by Liborio ('Lib') Prosperi
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 30 January 1886
NPG D44264

D44276

Lionel Louis Cohen ('Statesmen. No. 488.')

by Liborio ('Lib') Prosperi
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 24 April 1886
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D44278

Edmund Tattersall ('Men of the Day. No. 357.')

by Liborio ('Lib') Prosperi
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 8 May 1886
NPG D44278

D44280

Charles Wood ('Men of the Day. No. 359.')

by Liborio ('Lib') Prosperi
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 22 May 1886
NPG D44280

D44286

William George Craven ('Men of the Day. No. 363.')

by Liborio ('Lib') Prosperi
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 3 July 1886
NPG D44286

D44288

William Hood Walrond, 1st Baron Waleran ('Statesmen. No. 493.')

by Liborio ('Lib') Prosperi
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 17 July 1886
NPG D44288

D44289

George Manners Astley, 20th Baron Hastings ('Statesmen. No. 494.')

by Liborio ('Lib') Prosperi
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 24 July 1886
NPG D44289

D44295

Robert Peck ('Men of the Day. No. 366.')

by Liborio ('Lib') Prosperi
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 4 September 1886
NPG D44295

D44304

Samuel Montagu, 1st Baron Swaythling ('Statesmen. No. 505.')

by Liborio ('Lib') Prosperi
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 6 November 1886
NPG D44304

D44308

"The Lobby of the House of Commons, 1886"

by Liborio ('Lib') Prosperi
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 30 November 1886
NPG D44308

D44309

Matthew Dawson ('Men of the Day. No. 369.')

by Liborio ('Lib') Prosperi
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 4 December 1886
NPG D44309

D44338

John ('Jack') Watts ('Men of the Day. No. 380.')

by Liborio ('Lib') Prosperi
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 25 June 1887
NPG D44338