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102 Portraits in set:

Drawings of prominent people by William Brockedon, 1823-49

104 drawings of sitters with scientific and geographical interests who were mostly well known by the artist. All of the drawings were realised specifically for two leather-bound volumes, and Brockedon intended these volumes to be a record of his famous contemporaries. Mounted opposite nearly all of the drawings is a letter from the sitter, although in most cases these do not specifically relate to the drawings or their execution.

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Sir Thomas Lawrence, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(21)

Sir Thomas Lawrence

by William Brockedon
pencil, 1820-1830
NPG 2515(21)

Giovanni Battista Belzoni, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(1)

Giovanni Battista Belzoni

by William Brockedon
pencil and chalk, 1823
NPG 2515(1)

Albert James Bernays, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(102)

Albert James Bernays

by William Brockedon
pencil and chalk, 1823-1849
NPG 2515(102)

Antonio Canova, by William Brockedon, probably after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG 2515(2)

Antonio Canova

by William Brockedon, probably after Sir Thomas Lawrence
pencil and chalk, 1823-1849
NPG 2515(2)

Countess Teresa Guiccioli, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(61)

Countess Teresa Guiccioli

by William Brockedon
pencil and chalk, 1823-1849
NPG 2515(61)

Theodore Edward Hook, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(101)

Theodore Edward Hook

by William Brockedon
black chalk, 1823-1849
NPG 2515(101)

Friedrich Heinrich Alexander, Baron Humboldt, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(38)

Friedrich Heinrich Alexander, Baron Humboldt

by William Brockedon
pencil and chalk, 1823-1849
NPG 2515(38)

Sir Austen Henry Layard, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(103)

Sir Austen Henry Layard

by William Brockedon
pencil and chalk, 1823-1849
NPG 2515(103)

John Buonarotti Papworth, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(53)

John Buonarotti Papworth

by William Brockedon
pencil, 1823-1849
NPG 2515(53)

Dominique Vivant Denon, Baron Denon, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(3)

Dominique Vivant Denon, Baron Denon

by William Brockedon
pencil and chalk, 1824
NPG 2515(3)

Washington Irving, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(6)

Washington Irving

by William Brockedon
pencil and chalk, 1824
NPG 2515(6)

George Parker Bidder, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(15)

George Parker Bidder

by William Brockedon
black chalk and wash, circa 1825
NPG 2515(15)

James Northcote, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(5)

James Northcote

by William Brockedon
pencil and chalk, 1825
NPG 2515(5)

Jacob Perkins, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(7)

Jacob Perkins

by William Brockedon
pencil and chalk, 1825
NPG 2515(7)

Molesworth Phillips, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(4)

Molesworth Phillips

by William Brockedon
chalk, 1825
NPG 2515(4)

Alaric Alexander Watts, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(51)

Alaric Alexander Watts

by William Brockedon
chalk, 1825
NPG 2515(51)

William Wyon, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(8)

William Wyon

by William Brockedon
pencil and chalk, 1825
NPG 2515(8)

Foulis, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(52)

Foulis

by William Brockedon
pencil and chalk, 1825
NPG 2515(52)

Arthur Aikin, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(9)

Arthur Aikin

by William Brockedon
pencil and black chalk, 1826
NPG 2515(9)