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Edward Matthew Ward

(1816-1879), History painter

Sitter in 16 portraits
Artist associated with 10 portraits
Edward Matthew Ward was a painter. He entered the Royal Academy schools in 1835 and the following year he went abroad for further study, visiting Paris and Venice on the way to Rome, where he spent three years. Ward's first work of any consequence was Cimabue and Giotto, which he sent back to the Royal Academy show of 1839. In 1852 he was commissioned to produce eight pictures for the Palace of Westminster, on subjects drawn from the English civil wars, the most admired of which is the Last Sleep of Argyll (1860s) in the Commons Corridor of the Houses of Parliament.

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Edward Matthew Ward, by Charles West Cope - NPG 3182(10)

Edward Matthew Ward

by Charles West Cope
ink and wash, circa 1862
NPG 3182(10)

Edward Matthew Ward, by Sir Leslie Ward - NPG 2746

Edward Matthew Ward

by Sir Leslie Ward
watercolour, published in Vanity Fair 20 December 1873
NPG 2746

Edward Matthew Ward, by Elliott & Fry - NPG Ax28952

Edward Matthew Ward

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax28952

Edward Matthew Ward, by Elliott & Fry - NPG Ax17286

Edward Matthew Ward

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, 1860s
NPG Ax17286

Edward Matthew Ward, by Window & Bridge - NPG Ax7566

Edward Matthew Ward

by Window & Bridge
albumen carte-de-visite, 1862-1866
NPG Ax7566

Edward Matthew Ward, by John & Charles Watkins - NPG Ax14840

Edward Matthew Ward

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1863
NPG Ax14840

Edward Matthew Ward, by Maull & Polyblank - NPG Ax11918

Edward Matthew Ward

by Maull & Polyblank
albumen carte-de-visite, mid 1860s
NPG Ax11918

Edward Matthew Ward, by John & Charles Watkins - NPG x76455

Edward Matthew Ward

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1863
NPG x76455

Edward Matthew Ward, by John & Charles Watkins - NPG x134641

Edward Matthew Ward

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1863
NPG x134641

Edward Matthew Ward, by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company - NPG x38992

Edward Matthew Ward

by London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870s
NPG x38992

Edward Matthew Ward, by Lock & Whitfield, published by  Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington - NPG Ax17559

Edward Matthew Ward

by Lock & Whitfield, published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington
woodburytype, published 1878
NPG Ax17559

Edward Matthew Ward, by Lock & Whitfield - NPG x133408

Edward Matthew Ward

by Lock & Whitfield
woodburytype, 1878 or before
NPG x133408

Edward Matthew Ward ('Men of the Day, No. 74.'), by Sir Leslie Ward - NPG D43619

Edward Matthew Ward ('Men of the Day, No. 74.')

by Sir Leslie Ward
chromolithograph, published in Vanity Fair 20th December 1873
NPG D43619

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Edward Matthew Ward

by John & Charles Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1863
NPG x76786

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Edward Matthew Ward

by Lock & Whitfield, published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington
woodburytype, published 1878
NPG x134572

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