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William Farren (1786-1861), Actor

Sitter associated with 7 portraits

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1440

William Farren

by Richard Rothwell
oil on canvas, circa 1829
NPG 1440

D2327

William Farren ('Mr William Farren as Sir Peter Teazle')

by and published by Richard Dighton, reissued by Thomas McLean
hand-coloured etching, published 1818
NPG D2327

D2328

'Mr William Farren as Sir Peter Teazle' (William Farren)

by and published by Richard Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published 1818
NPG D2328

D38648

William Farren as Lovegold in Fielding's 'The Miser'

by Thomas Wright, published by Simpkin and Marshall, after Thomas Charles Wageman
stipple engraving, published 1820
NPG D38648

D38557

William Farren as Periwinkle

by Thomas Woolnoth, published by John Cumberland, after Thomas Charles Wageman
stipple engraving, published 27 March 1826
NPG D38557

D38604

William Farren; Maria Rebecca Davison (née Duncan); Frances Harriet Kelly; Edmund Kean; John Fawcett; William Blanchard; Robert Keeley

by William Thomas Fry, published by Sherwood & Co, probably after Thomas Charles Wageman
engraving, published 1826
NPG D38604

D22075

William Farren as Sir Andrew Ague-Cheek in 'Twelfth Night'

by Richard James Lane, printed by Jérémie Graf, published by John Mitchell, after Alfred Edward Chalon
hand-coloured lithograph, published 1 December 1838
NPG D22075

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