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Matthew William Peters

(1742-1814), Painter and Chaplain to the Prince Regent

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist associated with 16 portraits
Painter; later Chaplain to the Prince Regent. He has shown himself at the age of 16 having his portrait painted by Robert West, his master at the Royal Dublin Society Schools. Peters became known for his portraits and his somewhat salacious images of women but he eventually gave up painting and entered the Church.

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Robert West; Matthew William Peters, by Matthew William Peters - NPG 2169

Robert West; Matthew William Peters

by Matthew William Peters
charcoal, 7 November 1758
NPG 2169

Edward Wortley Montagu, by Matthew William Peters - NPG 4573

Edward Wortley Montagu

by Matthew William Peters
oil on canvas, 1775
NPG 4573

Lady Mary Catherine Bertie, by John Dixon, after  Matthew William Peters - NPG D17978

Lady Mary Catherine Bertie

by John Dixon, after Matthew William Peters
mezzotint, 1767
NPG D17978

Edward Wortley Montagu, by John Raphael Smith, published by  John Boydell, after  Matthew William Peters - NPG D38888

Edward Wortley Montagu

by John Raphael Smith, published by John Boydell, after Matthew William Peters
mezzotint, published 15 August 1776 (1775)
NPG D38888

Edward Wortley Montagu, by John Raphael Smith, published by  John Boydell, after  Matthew William Peters - NPG D38889

Edward Wortley Montagu

by John Raphael Smith, published by John Boydell, after Matthew William Peters
mezzotint, published 15 August 1776 (1775)
NPG D38889

Harriet Mackenzie (née Powell), Countess of Seaforth, by John Raphael Smith, published by  John Boydell, after  Matthew William Peters - NPG D4186

Harriet Mackenzie (née Powell), Countess of Seaforth

by John Raphael Smith, published by John Boydell, after Matthew William Peters
mezzotint, published 23 October 1776
NPG D4186

Harriet Mackenzie (née Powell), Countess of Seaforth, by John Raphael Smith, published by  John Boydell, after  Matthew William Peters - NPG D4187

Harriet Mackenzie (née Powell), Countess of Seaforth

by John Raphael Smith, published by John Boydell, after Matthew William Peters
mezzotint, published 23 October 1776
NPG D4187

Sir John Fielding, by and published by William Dickinson, and published by  Thomas Watson, after  Matthew William Peters - NPG D36918

Sir John Fielding

by and published by William Dickinson, and published by Thomas Watson, after Matthew William Peters
mezzotint, published 12 November 1778
NPG D36918

Sir John Fielding, by and published by William Dickinson, and published by  Thomas Watson, after  Matthew William Peters - NPG D18431

Sir John Fielding

by and published by William Dickinson, and published by Thomas Watson, after Matthew William Peters
mezzotint, published 12 November 1778
NPG D18431

Ann Cargill (née Brown) as Clara in 'The Duenna', probably published by J. Walker, after  Matthew William Peters - NPG D21566

Ann Cargill (née Brown) as Clara in 'The Duenna'

probably published by J. Walker, after Matthew William Peters
hand-coloured stipple engraving on silk, 1780?
NPG D21566

John Hinchliffe, by and published by John Young, after  Matthew William Peters - NPG D35856

John Hinchliffe

by and published by John Young, after Matthew William Peters
mezzotint, published 15 May 1788
NPG D35856

Joseph White, by James Thomson (Thompson), after  Matthew William Peters - NPG D10740

Joseph White

by James Thomson (Thompson), after Matthew William Peters
line engraving, published 1796
NPG D10740

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Harriet Mackenzie (née Powell), Countess of Seaforth

by John Raphael Smith, published by John Boydell, after Matthew William Peters
mezzotint, published 23 October 1776
NPG D40621

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Sir William Robinson, 2nd Bt

by James Watson, after Matthew William Peters
mezzotint, 1777 or after
NPG D39808

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George Pochin

by and published by John Dean, after Matthew William Peters
mezzotint, published 6 August 1777
NPG D40287

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Mary Isabella Manners (née Somerset), Duchess of Rutland

by Richard Read, after Matthew William Peters
stipple engraving, circa 1780-1790
NPG D14718

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