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Henry Edward Dawe

(1790-1848), Painter and printmaker

Artist associated with 61 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 - NPG 1163

King William IV

after Henry Edward Dawe
watercolour, (circa 1830)
NPG 1163

Richard Benyon de Beauvoir, by Henry Edward Dawe, after  Samuel Lane - NPG D31600

Richard Benyon de Beauvoir

by Henry Edward Dawe, after Samuel Lane
mezzotint, early 19th century
NPG D31600

John Opie, by and published by Henry Edward Dawe, after  John Opie - NPG D39358

John Opie

by and published by Henry Edward Dawe, after John Opie
mezzotint, published 10 June 1811
NPG D39358

Leopold I, King of the Belgians, by Henry Edward Dawe, after  George Dawe - NPG D45791

Leopold I, King of the Belgians

by Henry Edward Dawe, after George Dawe
mezzotint, circa 1817
NPG D45791

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales, by Henry Edward Dawe, and by  Thomas Hodgetts, after  George Dawe - NPG 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

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

William Goodbehere, by Henry Edward Dawe, published by  Hurst, Robinson & Co, after  Henry Perronet Briggs - NPG D34593

William Goodbehere

by Henry Edward Dawe, published by Hurst, Robinson & Co, after Henry Perronet Briggs
mezzotint, published 13 September 1819
NPG D34593

William Goodbehere, by Henry Edward Dawe, after  Henry Perronet Briggs - NPG D34594

William Goodbehere

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

Josiah French, by Henry Edward Dawe - NPG D1988

Josiah French

by Henry Edward Dawe
mezzotint
NPG D1988

Josiah French, by Henry Edward Dawe - NPG D2000

Josiah French

by Henry Edward Dawe
mezzotint
NPG D2000

Horatio Walpole, 2nd Earl of Orford, by Henry Edward Dawe, after  Samuel Lane - NPG D3795

Horatio Walpole, 2nd Earl of Orford

by Henry Edward Dawe, after Samuel Lane
mezzotint
NPG D3795

Ralph Wardlaw, by Henry Edward Dawe, published by  Robert Scott, published by  Wardlaw & Cunningham, after  Peter Paillou - NPG D37491

Ralph Wardlaw

by Henry Edward Dawe, published by Robert Scott, published by Wardlaw & Cunningham, after Peter Paillou
mezzotint, published 1823 (1822)
NPG D37491

John Shore, 1st Baron Teignmouth, by Henry Edward Dawe, after  Henry Perronet Briggs - NPG D40449

John Shore, 1st Baron Teignmouth

by Henry Edward Dawe, after Henry Perronet Briggs
mezzotint, circa 1823
NPG D40449

John Scott, 1st Earl of Eldon, by Henry Edward Dawe, published by  Zachariah Sweet, after  Charles Penny - NPG D36135

John Scott, 1st Earl of Eldon

by Henry Edward Dawe, published by Zachariah Sweet, after Charles Penny
mezzotint, published 16 November 1824
NPG D36135

William McGavin, by Henry Edward Dawe, published by  Khull, Blackie & Co, published by  A. Fullarton & Co, after  John Campbell - NPG 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

William McGavin, by Henry Edward Dawe, after  John Campbell - NPG D5659

William McGavin

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

Edward Knight, by Henry Edward Dawe, published by  William Cribb, after  John Prescott Knight - NPG D36903

Edward Knight

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

Edward Knight, by Henry Edward Dawe, published by  William Cribb, after  John Prescott Knight - NPG D36904

Edward Knight

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

Edward Knight, by Henry Edward Dawe, after  John Prescott Knight - NPG D36905

Edward Knight

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

Edward Knight, by Henry Edward Dawe, after  John Prescott Knight - NPG D36906

Edward Knight

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

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