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Edmund Kean

(1787-1833), Actor

Regency Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter associated with 26 portraits
Actor. Kean was engaged by the Drury Lane Theatre for three years in 1814, making a triumphant first appearance as Shylock; he was unrivalled in tragic parts, most notably Richard III.

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Edmund Kean as Rolla in 'Pizarro', by Unknown engraver - NPG D21265

Edmund Kean as Rolla in 'Pizarro'

by Unknown engraver
hand-coloured etching, 1830?
NPG D21265

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Edmund Kean as Richard III

by George Cruikshank, after (Isaac) Robert Cruikshank
hand-coloured etching, circa 1814
NPG D21262

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Edmund Kean ('Mr. Kean as Lucius Junius, in Brutus')

by Richard Dighton, reissued by Thomas McLean
nand-coloured etching, (1818)
NPG D47084

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Edmund Kean

by and published by Samuel John Stump
stipple engraving, published 2 December 1819
NPG D19334

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Edmund Kean as Hamlet

after a monument by John Edward Carew
pencil and wash, after 1833
NPG D3510

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Edmund Kean funeral scene

by Unknown artist
pencil and wash, circa 1833
NPG D3511

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