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39 Portraits in set:

Arctic explorers: paintings by Stephen Pearce, 1850-86

A set of painted studies for a 'historical picture' (NPG 1208), a group portrait showing naval officers and explorers planning the search for explorer Sir John Franklin, whose expedition had last been seen in Baffin Bay in 1845. Commissioned by John Barrow, Archivist to the Admiralty.

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Sherard Osborn, by Stephen Pearce - NPG 1224

Sherard Osborn

by Stephen Pearce
oil on canvas, exhibited 1847
NPG 1224

John Barrow, by Stephen Pearce - NPG 905

John Barrow

by Stephen Pearce
oil on millboard, circa 1850
NPG 905

Sir Francis Beaufort, by Stephen Pearce - NPG 918

Sir Francis Beaufort

by Stephen Pearce
oil on millboard, 1850
NPG 918

Frederick William Beechey, by Stephen Pearce - NPG 911

Frederick William Beechey

by Stephen Pearce
oil on millboard, 1850
NPG 911

Sir Richard Collinson, replica by Stephen Pearce - NPG 914

Sir Richard Collinson

replica by Stephen Pearce
oil on canvas, 1850-1886
NPG 914

Sir Henry Kellett, replica by Stephen Pearce - NPG 915

Sir Henry Kellett

replica by Stephen Pearce
oil on canvas, 1850-1886
NPG 915

William Kennedy, replica by Stephen Pearce - NPG 917

William Kennedy

replica by Stephen Pearce
oil on millboard, 1850-1886
NPG 917

Sherard Osborn, replica by Stephen Pearce - NPG 916

Sherard Osborn

replica by Stephen Pearce
oil on canvas, 1850-1886
NPG 916

Sir William Edward Parry, by Stephen Pearce - NPG 912

Sir William Edward Parry

by Stephen Pearce
oil on millboard, 1850
NPG 912

Sir John Richardson, by Stephen Pearce - NPG 909

Sir John Richardson

by Stephen Pearce
oil on millboard, 1850
NPG 909

Sir James Clark Ross, by Stephen Pearce - NPG 913

Sir James Clark Ross

by Stephen Pearce
oil on millboard, 1850
NPG 913

Sir Edward Sabine, by Stephen Pearce - NPG 907

Sir Edward Sabine

by Stephen Pearce
oil on millboard, 1850
NPG 907

Joseph René Bellot, by Stephen Pearce - NPG 1227

Joseph René Bellot

by Stephen Pearce
oil on canvas, 1851
NPG 1227

Sir Edward Augustus Inglefield, by Stephen Pearce - NPG 1223

Sir Edward Augustus Inglefield

by Stephen Pearce
oil on canvas, exhibited 1853
NPG 1223

Sir Edward Augustus Inglefield, replica by Stephen Pearce - NPG 921

Sir Edward Augustus Inglefield

replica by Stephen Pearce
oil on millboard, (circa 1853)
NPG 921

William Kennedy, by Stephen Pearce - NPG 1225

William Kennedy

by Stephen Pearce
oil on canvas, 1853
NPG 1225

William Penny, by Stephen Pearce - NPG 1209

William Penny

by Stephen Pearce
oil on canvas, 1853
NPG 1209

John Rae, by Stephen Pearce - NPG 1213

John Rae

by Stephen Pearce
oil on millboard, exhibited 1853
NPG 1213

Alexander Stewart, by Stephen Pearce - NPG 1220

Alexander Stewart

by Stephen Pearce
oil on canvas, exhibited 1854
NPG 1220