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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.

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1724

Emily Brontë

by Patrick Branwell Brontë
oil on canvas, arched top, circa 1833
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1724

1725

The Brontë Sisters (Anne Brontë; Emily Brontë; Charlotte Brontë)

by Patrick Branwell Brontë
oil on canvas, circa 1834
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1725

D32170

Emily Brontë

published by The Medici Society Ltd, after Patrick Branwell Brontë
collotype printed in colours, 1914 (1833)
NPG D32170

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