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Benjamin Robert Haydon; John Keats
by John Keats, and Benjamin Robert Haydon Click on the links below to find out more
pen and ink, 1816
2 3/4 in. x 8 in. (70 mm x 203 mm)
- Benjamin Robert Haydon (1786-1846), History painter and diarist. Sitter in 10 portraits, Artist associated with 34 portraits.
- John Keats (1795-1821), Poet. Sitter in 15 portraits, Artist associated with 2 portraits.
- Benjamin Robert Haydon (1786-1846), History painter and diarist. Artist associated with 34 portraits, Sitter in 10 portraits.
- John Keats (1795-1821), Poet. Artist associated with 2 portraits, Sitter in 15 portraits.
- NPG D36763: Benjamin Robert Haydon; John Keats (source portrait)
- Rogers, Malcolm, Master Drawings from the National Portrait Gallery, 1993 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 5 August to 23 October 1994), p. 91
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 290
- Walker, Richard, Regency Portraits, 1985, p. 238
Marriage of Princess Charlotte to Leopold I.Income Tax abolished.Unsuccessful Spa Fields Riot led by the ultra-radical Arthur Thistlewood which aimed to attack the Tower of London and the Bank of England and set up a ruling 'Committee of Public Safety' following the French model.
Art and science
Jane Austen publishes Emma.Leeds and Liverpool Canal completed.
British Government buys the Elgin Marbles, taken from the Acropolis in Athens by Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin, and brought to England between 1803 and 1812. Their acquisition prompts support from Thomas Lawrence and Benjamin Robert Haydon and condemnation from Lord Byron.Slave rebellion fails in Barbados; four hundred slaves are executed.