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Sir William Charles Ross (1794-1860), Miniature painter
Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist associated with 97 portraits
Miniature-painter; won numerous awards for historical painting while still in his teens but subsequently took up a highly successful career as a portrait miniaturist; patronised by Queen Victoria and other members of both the British and European royal families; knighted 1842; elected a Royal Academician, 1843.
by Sir William Charles Ross
watercolour on ivory, circa 1847
On display in Room 34 at the National Portrait Gallery