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

Artist of 7 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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5256

The Lobby of the House of Commons, 1886

by Liborio ('Lib') Prosperi
oil on canvas, published in Vanity Fair Christmas Supplement 1886
On display in Room 25 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5256

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