12 of 14 portraits of George Rose
by Giovanni Vendramini, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after William Evans, after Sir William Beechey
stipple engraving, published 7 March 1811 (1802)
14 1/8 in. x 11 3/4 in. (358 mm x 300 mm) paper size
Purchased with help from the Friends of the National Libraries and the Pilgrim Trust, 1966
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Artistsback to top
- Sir William Beechey (1753-1839), Portrait painter. Artist associated with 250 portraits, Sitter in 7 portraits.
- T. Cadell & W. Davies (active 1795-1817), Publishers. Artist associated with 234 portraits.
- William Evans (active 1797-1856), Draughtsman and engraver. Artist associated with 103 portraits.
- Giovanni Vendramini (1769-1839), Engraver and architect. Artist associated with 24 portraits.
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Jane Austen publishes Sense and Sensibility.
Sculptor Francis Leggatt Chantrey exhibits at the Royal Academy for the first time with a celebrated bust of the radical John Horne Tooke.
InternationalBattle of Albuera; British invade French-held Badajoz in Spain under William Carr Beresford and are victorious over Marshal Soult.