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George Frederic Watts (1817-1904), Painter and sculptor

Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sitter in 42 portraits
Artist associated with 85 portraits
Painter; won premiums at Westminster Palace Competitions, 1842 and 1847; visited Italy, 1843-7; his large allegorical works on universal themes appealed deeply to the Victorians, and he was considered to be the greatest English artist of his age; RA, 1867; married Ellen Terry, 1864 (separated 1865), and secondly Mary Fraser Tytler, 1886.

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5087

George Frederic Watts

by George Frederic Watts
oil on panel, circa 1860
On display in Room 26 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5087

1980

George Frederic Watts

by Alphonse Legros
bronze medal, 1895-1900
On display in Room 26 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1980

5223

George Frederic Watts

by Louis Reid Deuchars, after a photograph by George Andrews
oil on canvas, 1899
On display on the Staircase: Mezzanine Landing at Bodelwyddan Castle
NPG 5223

Ax14830

George Frederic Watts

by John Watkins
albumen carte-de-visite, 1870s
NPG Ax14830

Ax17281

George Frederic Watts

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1870
NPG Ax17281

Ax17855

George Frederic Watts

by Elliott & Fry
albumen carte-de-visite, circa 1870
NPG Ax17855

x27302

George Frederic Watts

by Elliott & Fry
albumen print on card mount, arched top, circa 1870
NPG x27302

x129604

George Frederic Watts

by Frederick Hollyer
platinum print on card mount, 1880
NPG x129604

x20029

George Frederic Watts

by Frederick Hollyer
platinum print on card mount, 1880
NPG x20029

Ax17676

George Frederic Watts

by Lock & Whitfield, published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington
woodburytype, published 1882
NPG Ax17676