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Henry Edward Dawe (1790-1848), Painter and printmaker

Artist associated with 60 portraits
The son of engraver Philip Dawe, and the brother of portraitist George Dawe. Initially taught by his father, he then studied at the Royal Academy schools. In 1824, he exhibited two engravings of Russian military leaders, after portraits by his brother George, at the Society of British Artists. They were exhibited later that year at the Imperial Academy of Arts in St Petersburg, after which Dawe was appointed 'naznachennyi' (associate). He spent several years working with his brother in St Petersburg making further engravings of his portraits. Dawe returned to London in 1827, where he continued engraving in line and mezzotint, producing works after a wide range of past and contemporary artists.

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King William IV

after Henry Edward Dawe
watercolour, (circa 1830)
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D31600

Richard Benyon de Beauvoir

by Henry Edward Dawe, after Samuel Lane
mezzotint, early 19th century
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D33515

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales

by Henry Edward Dawe, and by Thomas Hodgetts, after George Dawe
mezzotint, published 12 January 1818 (1817)
NPG D33515

D36877

William Kingsbury

by Henry Edward Dawe, published by William Johnstone White, after (Rebecca) Maria Ann ('Mary') Spilsbury (later Taylor)
mezzotint, published after 1818
NPG D36877

D34593

William Goodbehere

by Henry Edward Dawe, published by Hurst, Robinson & Co, after Henry Perronet Briggs
mezzotint, published 13 September 1819
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D34594

William Goodbehere

by Henry Edward Dawe, after Henry Perronet Briggs
mezzotint, 1819
NPG D34594

D1988

Josiah French

by Henry Edward Dawe
mezzotint
NPG D1988

D2000

Josiah French

by Henry Edward Dawe
mezzotint
NPG D2000

D3795

Horatio Walpole, 2nd Earl of Orford

by Henry Edward Dawe, after Samuel Lane
mezzotint
NPG D3795

D37491

Ralph Wardlaw

by Henry Edward Dawe, published by Robert Scott, published by Wardlaw & Cunningham, after Peter Paillou
mezzotint, published 1823 (1822)
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D38087

William McGavin

by Henry Edward Dawe, published by Khull, Blackie & Co, published by A. Fullarton & Co, after John Campbell
mezzotint, published 1 December 1824
NPG D38087

D5659

William McGavin

by Henry Edward Dawe, after John Campbell
mezzotint, published 1824
NPG D5659

D36903

Edward Knight

by Henry Edward Dawe, published by William Cribb, after John Prescott Knight
mezzotint, published 1 January 1825
NPG D36903

D36904

Edward Knight

by Henry Edward Dawe, published by William Cribb, after John Prescott Knight
mezzotint, published 1 January 1825
NPG D36904

D36905

Edward Knight

by Henry Edward Dawe, after John Prescott Knight
mezzotint, published 1825
NPG D36905

D36906

Edward Knight

by Henry Edward Dawe, after John Prescott Knight
mezzotint, published 1825
NPG D36906

D3141

Gilbert Ives

by Henry Edward Dawe, published by W. Mason, after Jacob George Strutt
mezzotint, published 1825
NPG D3141

D3142

Gilbert Ives

by Henry Edward Dawe, published by W. Mason, after Jacob George Strutt
mezzotint, published 1825
NPG D3142

D3374

Edward Knight

by Henry Edward Dawe, after John Prescott Knight
mezzotint, published 1825
NPG D3374

D3548

Sir John Leach

by Henry Edward Dawe, after Charles Penny
mezzotint, published 1825
NPG D3548