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John William Gear

(1806-1866), Painter

Artist associated with 18 portraits

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Edmund Kean as Othello, by and published by John William Gear - NPG D21258

Edmund Kean as Othello

by and published by John William Gear
hand-coloured lithograph, early 19th century
NPG D21258

Mr Wilson as Fra-Diavolo, by John William Gear, printed by  Charles Joseph Hullmandel, published by  T. Gillard - NPG D37040

Mr Wilson as Fra-Diavolo

by John William Gear, printed by Charles Joseph Hullmandel, published by T. Gillard
lithograph, 19th century
NPG D37040

William Dowton as Sir Oliver Surface in Sheridan's 'The School for Scandal', by John Rogers, after  John William Gear - NPG D23442

William Dowton as Sir Oliver Surface in Sheridan's 'The School for Scandal'

by John Rogers, after John William Gear
hand-coloured stipple engraving, 1820s-1830s
NPG D23442

Hypocrite. Act IId. Scene 1st., by and published by John William Gear - NPG D9308

Hypocrite. Act IId. Scene 1st.

by and published by John William Gear
coloured aquatint, published July 1824
NPG D9308

Thomas Simpson Cooke as Adolph in Weber's 'Der Freischütz', by John William Gear, printed by  Charles Joseph Hullmandel - NPG D10926

Thomas Simpson Cooke as Adolph in Weber's 'Der Freischütz'

by John William Gear, printed by Charles Joseph Hullmandel
hand-coloured lithograph, published 1825
NPG D10926

Thomas Simpson Cooke as Adolph in Weber's 'Der Freischütz', by and published by John William Gear, printed by  Charles Joseph Hullmandel - NPG D10927

Thomas Simpson Cooke as Adolph in Weber's 'Der Freischütz'

by and published by John William Gear, printed by Charles Joseph Hullmandel
hand-coloured lithograph, published 1825
NPG D10927

Robert William Elliston, by and published by John William Gear - NPG D2307

Robert William Elliston

by and published by John William Gear
lithograph, circa 1826
NPG D2307

Thomas Simpson Cooke as Signor Cremona in 'The Vaudeville of the Statue Lover, or Opera Mad', by and published by John William Gear, printed by  William Day Sr - NPG D10928

Thomas Simpson Cooke as Signor Cremona in 'The Vaudeville of the Statue Lover, or Opera Mad'

by and published by John William Gear, printed by William Day Sr
hand-coloured lithograph, published 1830
NPG D10928

Harry Hall as Jonathan Wild; Robert William Honner as Jack Sheppard, by John William Gear, printed by  M & N Hanhart - NPG D35221

Harry Hall as Jonathan Wild; Robert William Honner as Jack Sheppard

by John William Gear, printed by M & N Hanhart
lithograph, mid 19th century
NPG D35221

Julia Glover (née Betterton) as Mrs Candour, by John Rogers, after  John William Gear - NPG D23443

Julia Glover (née Betterton) as Mrs Candour

by John Rogers, after John William Gear
hand-coloured stipple engraving, published March 1831
NPG D23443

Henry Gaskell Denvil as Manfred, by and after John William Gear, published by  John Miller - NPG D38613

Henry Gaskell Denvil as Manfred

by and after John William Gear, published by John Miller
hand-coloured lithograph, published 1834
NPG D38613

John Lee as Alfred Jingle in 'The Pickwickians', by John William Gear, printed by  Jérémie Graf - NPG D21565

John Lee as Alfred Jingle in 'The Pickwickians'

by John William Gear, printed by Jérémie Graf
coloured lithograph, circa 1837
NPG D21565

Fanny Wyndham (née Frances Wilton), by John William Gear, printed by  Jérémie Graf, published by  Thomas McLean, published by  W. C. Stafford - NPG D36210

Fanny Wyndham (née Frances Wilton)

by John William Gear, printed by Jérémie Graf, published by Thomas McLean, published by W. C. Stafford
lithograph, before 1866
NPG D36210

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William Dowton

by John William Gear
pencil, pen and ink, 1820s-1830s
NPG D2145

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John Cooper as John of Paris

by John William Gear
pencil, pen and ink, 1830s-1840s
NPG D2118

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Julia Glover (née Betterton) as Mrs Candour

by John William Gear
pencil and watercolour, 1831 or before
NPG D2174

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Sophia Louisa Fosbroke

by John William Gear, printed by M & N Hanhart, published by Richard Daniel
hand-coloured lithograph, published September 1840
NPG D37761

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