Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield(1804-1881), Prime Minister and novelist
Sitter associated with 110 portraits
Statesman; first made his mark as a flamboyant literary prodigy; gradually asserted his influence on the Tory Party through his outstanding abilities as a politician and orator, becoming Prime Minister in 1868; guided the Second Reform Bill through Parliament; his diplomatic triumphs included the purchase of the Suez Canal, and the Congress of Berlin; one of the greatest statesmen of his age.
Explore the portrait of Benjamin Disraeli by Sir Joseph Boehm (NPG 1760) from all angles.
by Charles Richard Bone
attributed to Kenneth Macleay
watercolour on ivory, circa 1830s-1840s
by Frederick Holland Mares, after Disdéri, and Camille Silvy, and Duroni & Murer, and Émile Desmaisons, and John Jabez Edwin Mayall, and Herbert Watkins, and William Edward Kilburn, and Horatio Nelson King, and John & Charles Watkins, and James
albumen carte-de-visite, 1863
- Isaac D'Israeli (father)