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Sir Frederic William Burton (1816-1900), Watercolour painter and Director of the National Gallery

Sitter in 6 portraits
Artist associated with 11 portraits
Sir Frederick William Burton was an Irish painter and museum director. He was taught painting by the Brocas brothers in Dublin and, like them, he specialised in watercolours. He soon established himself as a portrait painter, and he had many notable sitters in Dublin. Burton was elected Royal Hibernian Academician in 1839 at the age of twenty-three. In 1851 he settled in Munich, from where he made sketching trips and visits to German art galleries. He subsequently settled in London, where he continued to devote himself to the study of art history and to portrait painting.

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Helen Faucit (Helena (née Faucit Saville), Lady Martin)

by Richard James Lane, printed by Graf & Soret, published by Joseph Dickinson, after Sir Frederic William Burton
lithograph, published 1 February 1836
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Richard Pennefather

by James Henry Lynch, printed by M & N Hanhart, after Sir Frederic William Burton
lithograph, (1848)
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Helen Faucit (Helena (née Faucit Saville), Lady Martin)

by Richard James Lane, after Sir Frederic William Burton
lithograph, published circa 1857
NPG D21855

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Helen Faucit (Helena (née Faucit Saville), Lady Martin)

by Richard James Lane, after Sir Frederic William Burton
lithograph, published 1857
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Helen Faucit (Helena (née Faucit Saville), Lady Martin)

by Richard James Lane, after Sir Frederic William Burton
lithograph, published 1857
NPG D22004

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Helen Faucit (Helena (née Faucit Saville), Lady Martin), Sir Frederick William Burton

by Richard James Lane, after Sir Frederic William Burton
lithograph, published 1857
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George Eliot (Mary Ann Cross (née Evans))

by Paul Adolphe Rajon, after Sir Frederic William Burton
etching, (1865)
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Helen Faucit (Helena (née Faucit Saville), Lady Martin)

by Richard James Lane, after Sir Frederic William Burton
lithograph, published 1857
NPG D4430

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Helen Faucit (Helena (née Faucit Saville), Lady Martin)

by Richard James Lane, after Sir Frederic William Burton
lithograph, published 1857
NPG D4430