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Sir Francis Grant (1803-1878), Portrait painter and President of the Royal Academy

Sitter associated with 22 portraits
Artist associated with 101 portraits
Portrait painter; first made his reputation as a painter of sporting subjects; subsequently established himself as the most successful and fashionable portraitist of his time; elected President of the Royal Academy, 1866.

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1286

Sir Francis Grant

by Sir Francis Grant
oil on canvas, circa 1845
NPG 1286

P6(25)

Sir Francis Grant

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
calotype, 1845
NPG P6(25)

1088

Sir Francis Grant

by Mary Grant
plaster cast of bust, 1866
NPG 1088

5239

Sir Francis Grant

by John Ballantyne
oil on canvas, 1866
NPG 5239

2521

Sir Francis Grant; Edwin Landseer

by Charles Bell Birch
pencil, circa 1870
NPG 2521

Ax14803

Sir Francis Grant

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax14803

Ax28914

Sir Francis Grant

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax28914

Ax17239

Sir Francis Grant

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax17239

Ax39842

Sir Francis Grant

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax39842

x129555

Sir Francis Grant

by Maull & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x129555

x45944

Sir Francis Grant

by Maull & Co
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x45944

x38981

Sir Francis Grant

by (George) Herbert Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG x38981

x46579

Sir Francis Grant

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, late 1860s
NPG x46579

D34770

Sir Francis Grant

by Thomas Fairland, after Sir John Watson-Gordon
lithograph, 1847 (1846)
NPG D34770

D34779

Sir Francis Grant

published by Illustrated London News
etching, published 10 March 1866
NPG D34779

D43481

Sir Francis Grant ('Men of the Day, No. 21.')

by Carlo Pellegrini
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 29 April 1871
NPG D43481

D34771

Sir Francis Grant

by George Thomas Doo, after Sir Francis Grant
line engraving, 1878
NPG D34771

D38907

Sir Francis Grant

by George Thomas Doo, after Sir Francis Grant
line engraving, 1878
NPG D38907

D34780

Sir Francis Grant

by Andrew Watson Turnbull
drypoint, before 1935
NPG D34780

Ax29544

Sir Francis Grant

by David Octavius Hill, and Robert Adamson
print, 1840s
NPG Ax29544

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