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Samuel Vale as the Idle Apprentice

2 of 2 portraits of Samuel Vale

Samuel Vale as the Idle Apprentice, by John Rogers, published by  George Virtue, after  Thomas Charles Wageman, published 1827 - NPG D7723 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Samuel Vale as the Idle Apprentice

by John Rogers, published by George Virtue, after Thomas Charles Wageman
stipple engraving, published 1827
8 5/8 in. x 5 1/2 in. (218 mm x 140 mm) paper size
Purchased, 1966
Reference Collection
NPG D7723


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Sitterback to top

  • Samuel Vale (1797-1848), Actor and comedian. Sitter in 2 portraits.

Artistsback to top

  • John Rogers (circa 1808-circa 1888), Engraver. Artist associated with 26 portraits.
  • George Virtue (1794-1868), Publisher. Artist associated with 28 portraits.
  • Thomas Charles Wageman (1787-1863), Painter, printmaker and draughtsman. Artist associated with 261 portraits, Sitter associated with 2 portraits.

Related worksback to top

  • NPG D38637: Samuel Vale as the Idle Apprentice (from same plate)

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