Search the Collection

William Lane

(1746-1819)

Artist associated with 11 portraits
William Lane began his career as an engraver of gems, exhibiting his work at the Royal Academy from 1778 to 1789. He later became an established and successful artist in crayon. Between 1798 and 1815 Lane exhibited a further forty-four portraits at the Royal Academy.

List Thumbnail

Mr Fox and his Friends, by William Lane - NPG 2076

Mr Fox and his Friends

by William Lane
black crayon with red and white heightening on tinted paper, circa 1813
NPG 2076

Charles Manners, 4th Duke of Rutland, by William Lane, after  Richard Cosway - NPG D19028

Charles Manners, 4th Duke of Rutland

by William Lane, after Richard Cosway
stipple engraving, published circa 1791
NPG D19028

Mary Isabella Manners (née Somerset), Duchess of Rutland, by and published by William Lane, published by  Anthony Molteno, after  Richard Cosway - NPG D19029

Mary Isabella Manners (née Somerset), Duchess of Rutland

by and published by William Lane, published by Anthony Molteno, after Richard Cosway
stipple engraving, published May 1791
NPG D19029

Charles James Fox, by and published by William Lane, published by  Anthony Molteno, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D18913

Charles James Fox

by and published by William Lane, published by Anthony Molteno, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
stipple engraving, published 30 May 1793 (1782)
NPG D18913

John Fitzpatrick, 2nd Earl of Upper Ossory, by William Skelton, after  William Lane - NPG D39274

John Fitzpatrick, 2nd Earl of Upper Ossory

by William Skelton, after William Lane
line engraving, early 19th century
NPG D39274

Jane Gordon (née Maxwell), Duchess of Gordon, by William Evans, published by and after  William Lane - NPG D34638

Jane Gordon (née Maxwell), Duchess of Gordon

by William Evans, published by and after William Lane
stipple engraving, published 5 April 1806
NPG D34638

Francis Russell, 5th Duke of Bedford, by Charles Picart, after  William Lane - NPG D31618

Francis Russell, 5th Duke of Bedford

by Charles Picart, after William Lane
stipple engraving, published 1808
NPG D31618

George Legge, 3rd Earl of Dartmouth, by William Evans, after and published by  William Lane - NPG D34684

George Legge, 3rd Earl of Dartmouth

by William Evans, after and published by William Lane
stipple engraving, published 29 June 1808
NPG D34684

Richard Fitzpatrick, by Henry Richard Cook, after  William Lane - NPG D2346

Richard Fitzpatrick

by Henry Richard Cook, after William Lane
stipple engraving, circa 1813
NPG D2346

Web image not currently available

Richard Cumberland

by William Ridley, published by James Asperne, after William Lane
stipple engraving, published 1 August 1809
NPG D14957

Tell us moreback to top

Can you tell us more about this person? Spotted an error, information that is missing (a sitter’s life dates, occupation or family relationships, or a date of portrait for example) or do you know anything that we don't know? If you have information to share please complete the form below.

If you require information from us, please use our Archive enquiry service. If you wish to license an image, please use our Rights and Images service.

Please note that we cannot provide valuations.

We digitise over 8,000 portraits a year and we cannot guarantee being able to digitise images that are not already scheduled.

What can you tell us?close

There are occasions when we are unsure of the identity of a sitter or artist, their life dates, occupation or have not recorded their family relationships. Sometimes we have not recorded the date of a portrait. Do you have specialist knowledge or a particular interest about any aspect of the portrait or sitter or artist that you can share with us? We would welcome any information that adds to and enhances our information and understanding about a particular portrait, sitter or artist.

Citationclose

How do you know this? Please could you let us know your source of information.

* Permission to publish (Privacy information)
Privacy Informationclose

The National Portrait Gallery will NOT use your information to contact you or store for any other purpose than to investigate or display your contribution. By ticking permission to publish you are indicating your agreement for your contribution to be shown on this collection item page. Please note your email address will not be displayed on the page nor will it be used for any marketing material or promotion of any kind.

Please ensure your comments are relevant and appropriate. Your contributions must be polite and with no intention of causing trouble. All contributions are moderated.

Your nameclose

If you tick permission to publish your name will appear above your contribution on our website.

Your Emailclose

Contributions are moderated. We'll need your email address so that we can follow up on the information provided and contact you to let you know when your contribution has been published.