7 of 23 portraits of Samuel Rogers
by Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
pen and wash, circa 1835
6 7/8 in. x 7 1/2 in. (175 mm x 190 mm)
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Sitterback to top
- Samuel Rogers (1763-1855), Poet, banker and art connoisseur. Sitter in 23 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Sir Edwin Henry Landseer (1802-1873), Painter. Artist associated with 54 portraits, Sitter in 21 portraits.
This portraitback to top
Rogers's cadaverous features and eccentric behaviour made him ideally suited to the caricaturist's pen. Here, Landseer shows him in a pretentious bath and takes full advantage of Rogers's bold head and 'shelf-chin' noted by Robert Carlyle.
Linked displays and exhibitionsback to top
- Caricatures by Edwin Landseer (16 November 2009 - 23 May 2010)