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Margaret Sarah Carpenter (née Geddes) (1793-1872), Painter

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist associated with 33 portraits
Margaret Sarah Carpenter was the younger sister of Harriet and Wilkie Collins's aunt. A talented and successful portrait painter, she was encouraged and supported by Lord and Lady Radnor while still very young. She moved to London and lived independently from 1812, exhibiting at the Royal Academy almost every year from 1814-66. In 1817 she married William Hookham Carpenter, later Keeper of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum.

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5708

William Hookham Carpenter

by Margaret Sarah Carpenter (née Geddes)
oil on canvas, 1816
NPG 5708

492

Richard Parkes Bonington

by Margaret Sarah Carpenter (née Geddes)
chalk, circa 1827
NPG 492

444

Richard Parkes Bonington

by Margaret Sarah Carpenter (née Geddes)
oil on canvas, circa 1827-1830
NPG 444

226

Patrick Fraser Tytler

by Margaret Sarah Carpenter (née Geddes)
oil on canvas, exhibited 1845
NPG 226

3975

John Bird Sumner

by Margaret Sarah Carpenter (née Geddes)
oil on canvas, circa 1852
NPG 3975

1692

William Smith

by Margaret Sarah Carpenter (née Geddes)
oil on canvas, 1856
NPG 1692

232

John Gibson

by Margaret Sarah Carpenter (née Geddes)
oil on canvas, 1857
On display in the Sculpture Gallery at Bodelwyddan Castle
NPG 232

D23445

Fictitious portrait called Amy Robsart (Amy Dudley (née Robsart), Lady Dudley)

by Edward Scriven, after Margaret Sarah Carpenter (née Geddes)
stipple engraving, 19th century
NPG D23445

D2391

John Gage Rokewode when John Gage

by Thomas Hodgetts, after Margaret Sarah Carpenter (née Geddes)
mezzotint, published 1824
NPG D2391

D2395

John Gage Rokewode when John Gage

by Thomas Hodgetts, after Margaret Sarah Carpenter (née Geddes)
mezzotint, published 1824
NPG D2395

D4114

John Gage Rokewode when John Gage

by Thomas Hodgetts, after Margaret Sarah Carpenter (née Geddes)
mezzotint, published 1824
NPG D4114

D34238

Robert Croft

by Samuel Cousins, after Margaret Sarah Carpenter (née Geddes)
mezzotint, (1827)
NPG D34238

D1789

Sir Charles William Doyle

by Thomas Hodgetts, after Margaret Sarah Carpenter (née Geddes)
mezzotint, published 1827
NPG D1789

D1790

Sir Charles William Doyle

by Thomas Hodgetts, after Margaret Sarah Carpenter (née Geddes)
mezzotint, published 1827
NPG D1790

D1791

Sir Charles William Doyle

by Thomas Hodgetts, after Margaret Sarah Carpenter (née Geddes)
mezzotint, published 1827
NPG D1791

D35588

Henry Joseph Thomas Drury

by Thomas Hodgetts, after Margaret Sarah Carpenter (née Geddes)
mezzotint, (1828)
NPG D35588

D1659

Henry Joseph Thomas Drury

by Thomas Hodgetts, after Margaret Sarah Carpenter (née Geddes)
mezzotint, (1828)
NPG D1659

D1660

Henry Joseph Thomas Drury

by Thomas Hodgetts, after Margaret Sarah Carpenter (née Geddes)
mezzotint, (1828)
NPG D1660

D31945

Richard Parkes Bonington

by John P. Quilley, published by James Carpenter, published by Colnaghi, Son & Co, after Margaret Sarah Carpenter (née Geddes)
mezzotint, published 28 January 1831 (circa 1827-1830)
NPG D31945

D756

Richard Parkes Bonington

by John P. Quilley, published by James Carpenter, published by Colnaghi, Son & Co, after Margaret Sarah Carpenter (née Geddes)
mezzotint, published 28 January 1831 (circa 1827-1830)
NPG D756

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