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Madame Vestris

(1797-1856), Actress and singer; former wife of Armand Vestris, and later wife of Charles James Mathews

Lucia Elizabeth Vestris 'Madame Vestris' (née Bartolozzi, later Mathews)

Sitter associated with 14 portraits
One of the best actresses of the day, with a gift for mimicry, and skill in singing and dancing; helped her husband, C.J, Mathews, in the management of various theatres.

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Madame Vestris, by Samuel Lover - NPG 2786

Madame Vestris

by Samuel Lover
watercolour, circa 1826
NPG 2786

Madame Vestris as Don Giovanni, by (Isaac) Robert Cruikshank - NPG D5230

Madame Vestris as Don Giovanni

by (Isaac) Robert Cruikshank
etching, circa 1821
NPG D5230

Madame Vestris as Don Giovanni, by Unknown artist - NPG D5233

Madame Vestris as Don Giovanni

by Unknown artist
etching, circa 1821
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG D5233

Madame Vestris as Don Giovanni, by Unknown artist - NPG D5234

Madame Vestris as Don Giovanni

by Unknown artist
etching, circa 1821
NPG D5234

Madame Vestris, by Thomas Woolnoth, published by  Simpkin and Marshall, after  Thomas Charles Wageman - NPG D38638

Madame Vestris

by Thomas Woolnoth, published by Simpkin and Marshall, after Thomas Charles Wageman
stipple engraving, published 1822
NPG D38638

Madame Vestris as Apollo, by Thomas Woolnoth, after  Thomas Charles Wageman - NPG D5231

Madame Vestris as Apollo

by Thomas Woolnoth, after Thomas Charles Wageman
stipple engraving, published 1822
NPG D5231

Madame Vestris, by Thomas Woolnoth, after  Thomas Charles Wageman - NPG D5232

Madame Vestris

by Thomas Woolnoth, after Thomas Charles Wageman
stipple engraving, published 1822
NPG D5232

Madame Vestris as Don Felix, by Thomas Woolnoth, published by  Thomas Dolby, after  Thomas Charles Wageman - NPG D38554

Madame Vestris as Don Felix

by Thomas Woolnoth, published by Thomas Dolby, after Thomas Charles Wageman
stipple engraving, published September 1824
NPG D38554

Madame Vestris, by John Cochran, after  Unknown artist - NPG D39240

Madame Vestris

by John Cochran, after Unknown artist
stipple engraving, 1825
NPG D39240

Maria Stanhope (née Foote), Countess of Harrington; John Liston; Charles Mathews; Charles Kemble; John Pritt Harley; Lewis Sapio; Madame Vestris, by William Thomas Fry, published by  Sherwood & Co, probably after  Thomas Charles Wageman - NPG D38605

Maria Stanhope (née Foote), Countess of Harrington; John Liston; Charles Mathews; Charles Kemble; John Pritt Harley; Lewis Sapio; Madame Vestris

by William Thomas Fry, published by Sherwood & Co, probably after Thomas Charles Wageman
engraving, published 1825
NPG D38605

Madame Vestris, by John Cochran, published by  William Sams - NPG D19706

Madame Vestris

by John Cochran, published by William Sams
stipple engraving, published July 1825
NPG D19706

Madame Vestris as Paul in 'Paul and Virginia', by Thomas Woolnoth, published by  George Virtue, after  Thomas Charles Wageman - NPG D38622

Madame Vestris as Paul in 'Paul and Virginia'

by Thomas Woolnoth, published by George Virtue, after Thomas Charles Wageman
stipple engraving, published 1826
NPG D38622

Madame Vestris, by Richard James Lane, printed by  Charles Joseph Hullmandel, published by  Joseph Dickinson - NPG D21951

Madame Vestris

by Richard James Lane, printed by Charles Joseph Hullmandel, published by Joseph Dickinson
lithograph, published 24 November 1826
NPG D21951

Madame Vestris as Lucy Morton in 'Court Favors', by Richard James Lane, printed by  Jérémie Graf, published by  John Mitchell, after  Alfred Edward Chalon - NPG D22079

Madame Vestris as Lucy Morton in 'Court Favors'

by Richard James Lane, printed by Jérémie Graf, published by John Mitchell, after Alfred Edward Chalon
hand-coloured lithograph, published 15 February 1839
NPG D22079

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