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Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt

(1788-1850), Prime Minister

Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter associated with 225 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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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

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

'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

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, based on a work of 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

Diplomatic smuggling or birth day April fools, by William Heath, published by  Samuel William Fores - NPG D46375

Diplomatic smuggling or birth day April fools

by William Heath, published by Samuel William Fores
etching, published 27 April 1823
NPG D46375

The Pilot Lost and the National Steamboat in Danger, by Charles Williams, published by  Samuel Knight - NPG D46027

The Pilot Lost and the National Steamboat in Danger

by Charles Williams, published by Samuel Knight
hand-coloured etching, published August 1827
NPG D46027

George and the Dragon, by Henry Heath, published by  John Fairburn - NPG D46032

George and the Dragon

by Henry Heath, published by John Fairburn
hand-coloured etching, published 29 April 1827
NPG D46032

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

The Political Bellman, by Robert Seymour, published by  E. King - NPG D46052

The Political Bellman

by Robert Seymour, published by E. King
hand-coloured etching, circa January 1828
NPG D46052

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