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Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt

(1771-1832), Novelist and poet

Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter associated with 45 portraits
The Edinburgh-born poet, novelist and critic Scott was an immensely successful writer before turning to the great historical romances for which he is now best known. Works like Waverley (1814) and Rob Roy (1817) had a seminal impact on the creation of Scotland's national identity. A passionate Tory, a proud landowner and a co-founder of the Quarterly Review, with Byron, Scott was among the most popular and commercially successful writers of his age. Although a prolific novelist of great influence, his later years were dogged by the need to pay off the colossal debts incurred by his business partner.

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Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt, by Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey - NPG 993

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt

by Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey
marble bust, 1841, based on a work of 1820
On display in Room 20 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 993

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt, by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer - NPG 2811

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt

by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
pen and ink, 1824?
NPG 2811

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt, by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer - NPG 391

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt

by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
oil on panel, circa 1824
On display in Room 18 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 391

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt, replica by John Graham Gilbert - NPG 240

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt

replica by John Graham Gilbert
oil on canvas, 1829
NPG 240

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(30)

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt

by William Brockedon
pencil and chalk, circa 1830
NPG 2515(30)

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt, by Augustin Edouart - NPG 1638

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt

by Augustin Edouart
silhouette, 1830-1831
NPG 1638

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt, by Sir William Allan - NPG 2646

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt

by Sir William Allan
pencil and chalk, 1831
NPG 2646

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt, by Lennie, after  Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey - NPG Ax138001

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt

by Lennie, after Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s (1820)
NPG Ax138001

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt, by Garnier, printed and published by  Henry Gaugain, after  Sir Henry Raeburn - NPG D40611

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt

by Garnier, printed and published by Henry Gaugain, after Sir Henry Raeburn
lithograph, early 19th century
NPG D40611

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt, by J.E., after  Unknown artist - NPG D4182

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt

by J.E., after Unknown artist
mezzotint, early 19th century
NPG D4182

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt, by Charles Picart, published by  T. Cadell & W. Davies, after  William Evans, after  Sir Henry Raeburn - NPG D40608

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt

by Charles Picart, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after William Evans, after Sir Henry Raeburn
stipple engraving, published 21 December 1811
NPG D40608

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt, by Charles Picart, published by  T. Cadell & W. Davies, after  William Evans, after  Sir Henry Raeburn - NPG D16117

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt

by Charles Picart, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after William Evans, after Sir Henry Raeburn
stipple engraving, published 21 December 1811
NPG D16117

'The Abbotsford family' (Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt), by William Greatbach, published by  George Virtue, after  Sir David Wilkie - NPG D40615

'The Abbotsford family' (Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt)

by William Greatbach, published by George Virtue, after Sir David Wilkie
line engraving, (1817)
NPG D40615

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt, after Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D40600

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt

after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, (1821)
NPG D40600

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt, after Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D40601

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt

after Sir Thomas Lawrence
photogravure, (1821)
NPG D40601

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt, by Belnos, printed by  Lemercier, published by  Bailly Ward & Co, published by  Vor. Morlot, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D40602

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt

by Belnos, printed by Lemercier, published by Bailly Ward & Co, published by Vor. Morlot, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
lithograph, (1821)
NPG D40602

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt, by Edward Mitchell, after  Sir Henry Raeburn - NPG D32443

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt

by Edward Mitchell, after Sir Henry Raeburn
line engraving, (1822)
NPG D32443

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