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Karl Anton Hickel (1745-1798)

Artist associated with 5 portraits
A portrait painter in Southern Germany and Switzerland, Karl Anton Hickel went to Paris in 1786, where he fulfilled numerous portrait commissions, and counted Empress Marie Antoinette among his sitters. Forced to leave France following the French Revolution, he became an artist of note in London, where he painted the portraits of many prominent figures.

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The House of Commons 1793-94

by Karl Anton Hickel
oil on canvas, 1793-1795
On display at Palace of Westminster, London
NPG 745

3993

Welbore Ellis, 1st Baron Mendip

by Karl Anton Hickel
oil on canvas, feigned oval, 1793
NPG 3993

743

Charles James Fox

by Karl Anton Hickel
oil on canvas, 1794
NPG 743

D2009

Charles James Fox

by John Young, after Karl Anton Hickel
mezzotint, published 1797
NPG D2009

D40238

William Pitt

by Johann Gerhard Huck, after Karl Anton Hickel
mezzotint, (1790s)
NPG D40238