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Leopold I, King of the Belgians

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Leopold I, King of the Belgians, by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, published by  Colnaghi & Co, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence, published 1 October 1820 - NPG D36127 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Leopold I, King of the Belgians

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, published by Colnaghi & Co, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
stipple engraving and etching, published 1 October 1820
15 1/4 in. x 9 7/8 in. (387 mm x 252 mm) plate size; 16 7/8 in. x 11 5/8 in. (428 mm x 295 mm) paper size
acquired Unknown source, 1971
Reference Collection
NPG D36127


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Sitterback to top

  • Leopold I, King of the Belgians (1790-1865), Reigned 1831-1865; husband of Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales; uncle of Queen Victoria. Sitter in 21 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • Colnaghi & Co (active 1809-1835), Publishers. Artist associated with 100 portraits.
  • Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830), Portrait painter, collector and President of the Royal Academy. Artist associated with 683 portraits, Sitter in 25 portraits.
  • Frederick Christian Lewis Sr (1779-1856), Engraver and landscape painter. Artist associated with 192 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.

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