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Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt

(1788-1850), Prime Minister

Sitter associated with 226 portraits
Statesman; leader of the Tory Party; Prime Minister, 1834-5, 1839, and 1841-6, his last administration one of the greatest of the period; resigned after splitting his party with his decision to repeal the Corn Laws; the dominant political figure of the 1840s.

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Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt, by Henry William Pickersgill - NPG 3796

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt

by Henry William Pickersgill
oil on canvas
NPG 3796

Study for 'Patrons and Lovers of Art', by Pieter Christoffel Wonder - NPG 795

Study for 'Patrons and Lovers of Art'

by Pieter Christoffel Wonder
oil on canvas, circa 1830
On display in Room 19 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 795

The House of Commons, 1833, by Sir George Hayter - NPG 54

The House of Commons, 1833

by Sir George Hayter
oil on canvas, 1833-1843
On display in Room 20 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 54

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt, by Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey - NPG 316a(99)

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt

by Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey
pencil, circa 1833
NPG 316a(99)

Members of the House of Lords, attributed to (Isaac) Robert Cruikshank - NPG 2789

Members of the House of Lords

attributed to (Isaac) Robert Cruikshank
pencil and sepia wash, circa 1835
NPG 2789

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt, by John Linnell - NPG 772

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt

by John Linnell
oil on panel, 1838
NPG 772

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt showing his pictures, by Jemima Blackburn (née Wedderburn) - NPG 2772(28a)

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt showing his pictures

by Jemima Blackburn (née Wedderburn)
watercolour, 1844
NPG 2772(28a)

The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846, by John Partridge - NPG 342

The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846

by John Partridge
oil on canvas, circa 1846-1853
NPG 342

'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846', by John Partridge - NPG 343a

'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846'

by John Partridge
oil on paper, circa 1846
On display in Room 21 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 343a

Sketch for 'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846', by Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha - NPG 343b

Sketch for 'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846'

by Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
pencil, circa 1846
NPG 343b

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt, reduced version by Matthew Noble - NPG 596a

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt

reduced version by Matthew Noble
marble bust, 1851 (1850)
NPG 596a

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt, by Matthew Noble - NPG 596

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt

by Matthew Noble
marble bust, 1851
On display in Room 22 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 596

Key to 'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846', by Sir George Scharf - NPG 343c

Key to 'The Fine Arts Commissioners, 1846'

by Sir George Scharf
pen and ink and wash, 1872
NPG 343c

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt, by and published by Charles Turner, and published by  Colnaghi, Son & Co, printed by  Lahee & Co, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D39588

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt

by and published by Charles Turner, and published by Colnaghi, Son & Co, printed by Lahee & Co, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, published 20 March 1828
NPG D39588

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Joseph Hullmandel, published by  Joseph Dickinson - NPG D39585

Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Joseph Hullmandel, published by Joseph Dickinson
lithograph, circa 1829
NPG D39585

The Apparition.  A Cabinet Picture from the Downing St Collection, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40936

The Apparition. A Cabinet Picture from the Downing St Collection

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published November 1829
NPG D40936

The Mysterious Visit, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40944

The Mysterious Visit

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 25 June 1829
NPG D40944

Political Harmonics, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40958

Political Harmonics

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 11 September 1829
NPG D40958

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