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Alfred, Count D'Orsay (1801-1852), Amateur artist and man of fashion

Sitter associated with 12 portraits
Artist associated with 157 portraits
Alfred Guillaume Gabriel, Count D'Orsay was a French amateur artist, dandy, and man of fashion in the early- to mid-nineteenth century. In 1830, D'Osay moved to London, where he worked as a sculptor and a painter, specialising in portraiture. In 1845, he painted a portrait of Wellington. His statuettes of Napoleon and Wellington were very popular, as were engravings of many of his portraits, including those of Queen Victoria, Lord Lyndhurst and Dwarkanath Tagore. More than 125 profile sketches of his contemporaries were published by Mitchell of Bond Street, including among them nearly all the artistic, literary and fashionable celebrities of the time.

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Richard Robert Madden

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and black chalk, 1828
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4026(59)

Richard Westmacott

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, 1831
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4026(2)

Joshua William Allen, 6th Viscount Allen

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, circa 1832-1848
NPG 4026(2)

4026(8)

Frederick Byng

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, circa 1832-1848
NPG 4026(8)

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Thomas Campbell

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, 1832
NPG 4026(10)

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Keppel Richard Craven

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, 1832
NPG 4026(18)

4026(21)

Edwardes

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, circa 1832-1848
NPG 4026(21)

4026(22)

John Fairlie

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, circa 1832-1848
NPG 4026(22)

4026(31)

Robert Gore

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, circa 1832-1848
NPG 4026(31)

4026(26)

Henry Edward Fox, 4th Baron Holland

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, circa 1832-1848
NPG 4026(26)

4026(36)

Edward Hughes Ball Hughes

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, circa 1832-1848
NPG 4026(36)

4026(37)

John Heneage Jesse

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and black chalk, circa 1832-1848
NPG 4026(37)

4026(44)

Edmund Phipps

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, 1832
NPG 4026(44)

4026(46)

John Allan Powell

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, 1832
NPG 4026(46)

4026(29)

Sir Henry James Goodricke, 7th Bt

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, 1833
NPG 4026(29)

4026(6)

John Ponsonby, 5th Earl of Bessborough

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and red chalk, 1834
NPG 4026(6)

4026(34)

George Herbert

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, 1834
NPG 4026(34)

4026(55)

Christopher Rice Mansel Talbot

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, 1834
NPG 4026(55)

4026(32)

Thomas Grieve

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and black chalk, 1836
NPG 4026(32)

4026(53)

Lincoln Stanhope

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, 1836
NPG 4026(53)

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