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Frederick Christian Lewis Sr (1779-1856), Engraver and landscape painter

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist associated with 192 portraits
An eminent painter, etcher, aquatint and stipple engraver, Lewis was a pupil of J.C. Stadler and studied at the Royal Academy schools. He first gained notice with his aquatints after Thomas Girtin's designs, which were published in 1803 as Twenty of the most Picturesque Views in Paris and its Environs. From 1808 to 1823, he was a principal engraver for William Otley's three-volume work on Renaissance art, The Italian School of Design. He contributed etchings for J.M.W. Turner's Liber Studiorum, as well as creating commissioned engravings after the designs of Landseer and Flaxman. Lewis was the father of engraver Charles George Lewis.

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D31994

probably Sir William Boothby, 9th Bt

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Joseph Slater
stipple engraving, early 19th century
NPG D31994

D40574

Benjamin Schlick

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Gilbert Stuart Newton
etching, stipple and aquatint engraving, early 19th century
NPG D40574

D16138

William Sotheby

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
stipple engraving, (circa 1807)
NPG D16138

D37638

Richard Colley Wellesley, Marquess Wellesley

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
stipple engraving, (circa 1811)
NPG D37638

D37358

Thomas Liscombe

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, published by Thomas Palser, after William Brockedon
aquatint, published 12 March 1813
NPG D37358

D37359

Thomas Liscombe

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, published by Thomas Palser, after William Brockedon
aquatint and watercolour, published 12 March 1813
NPG D37359

D32271

Claudius Buchanan

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Joseph Slater
stipple engraving, published 1815 (1814)
NPG D32271

D13550

Claudius Buchanan

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Joseph Slater
stipple engraving, published 1815 (1814)
NPG D13550

D32385

Margaret Agnes Bunn (née Somerville)

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Sir George Hayter
stipple engraving, published 24 June 1816
NPG D32385

D33520

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after and published by Sir George Hayter
stipple engraving, 1816
NPG D33520

D35813

Eliza, Lady Wrixon-Becher when Miss O'Neill as Juliet

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after George Dawe
hand-coloured engraving, published 20 May 1816
NPG D35813

D35814

Eliza, Lady Wrixon-Becher when Miss O'Neill as Juliet

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after George Dawe
hand-coloured engraving, published 20 May 1816
NPG D35814

D35815

Eliza, Lady Wrixon-Becher when Miss O'Neill as Juliet

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after George Dawe
engraving, published 20 May 1816
NPG D35815

D37380

Charles Lloyd

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Benjamin Rawlinson Faulkner
mezzotint, (circa 1822)
NPG D37380

D41830

Margaret Agnes Bunn (née Somerville)

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Sir George Hayter
stipple engraving, published 24 June 1816
NPG D41830

D2287

John William Ward, 1st Earl of Dudley

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Joseph Slater
stipple engraving
NPG D2287

D3598

Charles Lloyd

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Benjamin Rawlinson Faulkner
mezzotint, (circa 1822)
NPG D3598

D7080

Master Arbuthnot; Master Arbuthnot (when children)

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
stipple engraving, early 19th century
NPG D7080

D7718

Margaret Agnes Bunn (née Somerville)

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Sir George Hayter
stipple engraving, published 24 June 1816
NPG D7718

D8078

Charles Lloyd

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Benjamin Rawlinson Faulkner
mezzotint, (circa 1822)
NPG D8078