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Richard Ansdell (1815-1885), Animal painter

Sitter in 12 portraits
Artist associated with 16 portraits
Born in Liverpool, Ansdell specialised in sporting and animal subjects and, in the 1840s, followed the vogue for Highland paintings in the manner of Landseer. He travelled to Spain in 1856 and 1857, after which many Spanish genre and landscape subjects appeared in his work.

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D34451

Thomas Gibbs

by Samuel William Reynolds Jr, printed by Brooker & Harrison, published by Thomas Agnew, published by Rudolph Ackermann Jr, after Richard Ansdell
mezzotint, mid 19th century
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Thomas Gibbs

by Samuel William Reynolds Jr, printed by Brooker & Harrison, published by Thomas Agnew, published by Rudolph Ackermann Jr, published by Anaglyphic Company, after Richard Ansdell
mezzotint, mid 19th century
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D35306

Henry Handley

by Samuel William Reynolds Jr, by James John Chant, printed by Brooker & Harrison, published by Thomas Agnew, published by Ackermann & Co, after Richard Ansdell
mezzotint, published 16 December 1843 (1842)
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D36301

Charles Anderson-Pelham, 1st Earl of Yarborough

by Samuel William Reynolds, published by Thomas Agnew, published by Ackermann & Co, published by Anaglyphic Company, after Richard Ansdell
engraving, published 1844
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D37515

George Wilbraham

by Samuel William Reynolds Jr, published by Thomas Agnew, published by Ackermann & Co, published by Anaglyphic Company, after Richard Ansdell
mixed-method engraving, published 8 May 1844
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D37273

Thomas William Coke, 1st Earl of Leicester of Holkham

by Samuel William Reynolds, printed by Brooker & Harrison, published by Thomas Agnew, published by Ackermann & Co, published by Anaglyphic Company, after Richard Ansdell
mezzotint and etching, published 8 May 1844
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D37822

Charles Callis Western, Baron Western

by Samuel William Reynolds Jr, printed by Brooker & Harrison, published by Thomas Agnew, published by Ackermann & Co, published by Anaglyphic Company, after Richard Ansdell
mezzotint and etching, published 18 July 1844
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D39313

Hugh Percy, 3rd Duke of Northumberland

by Samuel William Reynolds Jr, printed by Brooker & Harrison, published by Thomas Agnew, and published by Ackermann & Co, and published by Anaglyphic Company, after Richard Ansdell
mixed-method engraving, 18 July 1844
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D39314

Hugh Percy, 3rd Duke of Northumberland

by Samuel William Reynolds Jr, printed by Brooker & Harrison, published by Thomas Agnew, and published by Ackermann & Co, and published by Anaglyphic Company, after Richard Ansdell
mixed-method engraving, 18 July 1844
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D39636

George Tollet

by Samuel William Reynolds Jr, after Richard Ansdell
mezzotint, 1844
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D39637

George Tollet

by Samuel William Reynolds Jr, published by Thomas Agnew, published by Ackermann & Co, published by Anaglyphic Company, printed by Brooker & Harrison, after Richard Ansdell
mezzotint, published 8 May 1844
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D39205

James Allen Ransome

by Samuel William Reynolds Jr, by Brooker & Harrison, printed by George Salisbury Shury, published by Thomas Agnew, published by Rudolph Ackermann Jr, published by Anaglyphic Company, after Richard Ansdell
mixed-method engraving, published 18 June 1844
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D39754

Charles Gordon-Lennox, 5th Duke of Richmond and Lennox

by Samuel William Reynolds Jr, printed by Brooker & Harrison, published by Thomas Agnew, published by Rudolph Ackermann, published by Anaglyphic Company, after Richard Ansdell
mezzotint, published 18 July 1844
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D40802

Charles Chetwynd-Talbot, 2nd Earl Talbot of Hensol

by Samuel William Reynolds Jr, printed by Brooker & Harrison, published by Thomas Agnew, published by Ackermann & Co, published by Anaglyphic Company, after Richard Ansdell
mezzotint and etching, published 18 July 1844
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D40925

George Granville Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, 2nd Duke of Sutherland

by Samuel William Reynolds, printed by Brooker & Harrison, published by Thomas Agnew, and published by Ackermann & Co, and published by Anaglyphic Company, after Richard Ansdell
mixed-method engraving, published 18 July 1844
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D40381

Edward Berkeley Portman, 1st Viscount Portman

by Samuel William Reynolds Jr, published by Thomas Agnew, and published by Ackermann & Co, after Richard Ansdell
stipple engraving, published 6 July 1846
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