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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.

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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
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
stipple engraving, published May 1791
NPG D19029


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
line engraving, early 19th century
NPG D39274


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
stipple engraving, published 1808
NPG D31618


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
stipple engraving, circa 1813
NPG D2346


Richard Cumberland

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

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