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A Metamorphosis

13 of 19 portraits of Richard Lalor Sheil

A Metamorphosis, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean, published 21 July 1838 - NPG D41486 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

A Metamorphosis

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 21 July 1838
11 3/4 in. x 17 1/4 in. (298 mm x 437 mm) overall
acquired Unknown source, 1900
Reference Collection
NPG D41486


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Sittersback to top

  • John Bull (supposed active 1712), Fictitious epitomist of Englishness and British imperialism. Sitter associated with 94 portraits.
  • Thomas Spring Rice, 1st Baron Monteagle of Brandon (1790-1866), Whig politician; Chancellor of the Exchequer. Sitter associated with 81 portraits.
  • Daniel O'Connell (1775-1847), Irish politician; MP for several constituencies. Sitter associated with 203 portraits.
  • Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Bt (1788-1850), Prime Minister. Sitter associated with 174 portraits.
  • Richard Lalor Sheil (1791-1851), Irish politician; MP for several constituencies, writer and orator. Sitter associated with 19 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • John ('HB') Doyle (1797-1868), 'HB'; caricaturist. Artist associated with 700 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
  • Alfred Ducôte (active 1830-1840), Lithographer and lithographic printer. Artist associated with 434 portraits.
  • Thomas McLean (1788-1875), Publisher and dealer. Artist associated with 883 portraits.