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George Dawe (1781-1829), History and portrait painter

Artist associated with 43 portraits
George Dawe was an English portraitist who painted over three hundred portraits of Russian generals active during Napoleon's invasion of Russia for the Military Gallery of the Winter Palace. He worked in Saint Petersburg from 1819, winning acclaim from the artistic establishment and complimentary verses by Pushkin. He was the son of Philip Dawe, mezzotint engraver, and brother of Henry Edward Dawe, also a portraitist.

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Samuel Parr

replica by George Dawe
oil on canvas, circa 1813
NPG 9

1581

Henry William Paget, 1st Marquess of Anglesey

attributed to George Dawe
oil on canvas, circa 1817
NPG 1581

51

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales

by George Dawe
oil on canvas, 1817
On display in Room 17 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 51

1530

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales; Leopold I, King of the Belgians

by William Thomas Fry, after George Dawe
coloured engraving, (1817)
NPG 1530

3309

Ernest Augustus, Duke of Cumberland and King of Hanover

by George Dawe
oil on canvas, circa 1828
On display in Room 17 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3309

D11096

Fictitious portrait called Lady Jane Dudley (née Grey)

by George Dawe, after John Graham
hand-coloured mezzotint, circa 1795
NPG D11096

D7130

Alexander Abercromby, Lord Abercromby

by George Dawe, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, published 1800
NPG D7130

D8387

William Godwin

by George Dawe, after James Northcote
mezzotint, (1802)
NPG D8387

D8414

William Godwin

by and published by George Dawe, after James Northcote
mezzotint, published 4 October 1802 (1802)
NPG D8414

D37699

Benjamin West

by George Dawe, published by and after Andrew Robertson
mezzotint, published 10 May 1804
NPG D37699

D37700

Benjamin West

by George Dawe, published by and after Andrew Robertson
mezzotint, published 10 May 1804
NPG D37700

D32399

Sir Francis Burdett, 5th Bt

by George Dawe, after Samuel Woodhouse
mezzotint, published 1805
NPG D32399

D1966

John Flamsteed

by George Dawe, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, published 1805
NPG D1966

D1967

John Flamsteed

by George Dawe, after Thomas Gibson
mezzotint, published 1805
NPG D1967

D34900

John Gray

by George Dawe, after Sir Henry Raeburn
mezzotint, 1806
NPG D34900

D35813

Eliza, Lady Wrixon-Becher when Miss O'Neill as Juliet

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after George Dawe
hand-coloured engraving, published 20 May 1816
NPG D35813

D35814

Eliza, Lady Wrixon-Becher when Miss O'Neill as Juliet

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after George Dawe
hand-coloured engraving, published 20 May 1816
NPG D35814

D35815

Eliza, Lady Wrixon-Becher when Miss O'Neill as Juliet

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after George Dawe
engraving, published 20 May 1816
NPG D35815

D33516

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales

by Robert Cooper, after George Dawe
stipple and line engraving, (1817)
NPG D33516

D18711

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales

by William Say, published by and after George Dawe
mezzotint, published 1 December 1817 (October 1817)
NPG D18711