Patrick Branwell Brontë (1817-1848)
Artist associated with 3 portraits
Patrick Branwell Brontë was a painter and poet, the only son of the Brontë family, and the brother of the writers Charlotte, Emily and Anne. In 1838 he set himself up as a professional portrait painter in a studio in Bradford, but failed to make a living for himself. He worked as a tutor and in various other jobs but died of tuberculosis at the age of thirty-one.
by Patrick Branwell Brontë
oil on canvas, circa 1834
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
All paintings by this artist on the BBC Your Paintings website
Brontë Parsonage Museum, Keighley, Yorkshire