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Hercules Brabazon Brabazon (1821-1906), Painter

Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sitter in 2 portraits
Landscape and still-life watercolourist; travelled widely and produced rapid colourful sketches; an original member of the New English Art Club. Brabazon practised purely as an amateur until 1892 when Sargent, a great admirer of his work, persuaded him to exhibit some of his drawings at the Goupil Gallery.

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Hercules Brabazon Brabazon

by John Singer Sargent
oil on canvas, early 1890s
On display in Room 42 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5706