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Edwin Landseer

(1802-1873), Painter

Sir Edwin Henry Landseer

Sitter in 22 portraits
Artist associated with 56 portraits
Landseer was one of the nineteenth century's most renowned painters and was reputed to have been Queen Victoria's favourite. He first exhibited his work at the Royal Academy in 1816 when only fourteen years old and went onto establish his reputation with a series of animal subjects, particularly horses, dogs and stags who were often shown parodying human behaviours. In 1858, the government commissioned Landseer to make four bronze lions for the base of Nelson's Column in nearby Trafalgar Square. Following a series of long delays and Landseer's ill-health, the sculptures were eventually installed almost ten years later in 1867.  

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Nanini, by Edwin Landseer - NPG 3097(10)

Nanini

by Edwin Landseer
pen and ink, circa 1825-1835
NPG 3097(10)

Charles Mathews, by Edwin Landseer - NPG 3097(4)

Charles Mathews

by Edwin Landseer
sepia wash and red chalk, circa 1830
NPG 3097(4)

Probably Lady Scott, attributed to Edwin Landseer - NPG 2895

Probably Lady Scott

attributed to Edwin Landseer
pencil
NPG 2895

'Low life', by Richard James Lane, after  Edwin Landseer - NPG D22016

'Low life'

by Richard James Lane, after Edwin Landseer
lithograph, circa 1825-1850
NPG D22016

'High life', by Richard James Lane, after  Edwin Landseer - NPG D22017

'High life'

by Richard James Lane, after Edwin Landseer
lithograph, circa 1825-1850
NPG D22017

Lord Cosmo George Russell, by Richard James Lane, printed by  Engelmann & Co, published by  Joseph Dickinson, after  Edwin Landseer - NPG D22410

Lord Cosmo George Russell

by Richard James Lane, printed by Engelmann & Co, published by Joseph Dickinson, after Edwin Landseer
lithograph, 1828
NPG D22410

Lord Cosmo George Russell, by Richard James Lane, printed by  Charles Joseph Hullmandel, published by  Joseph Dickinson, after  Edwin Landseer - NPG D8056

Lord Cosmo George Russell

by Richard James Lane, printed by Charles Joseph Hullmandel, published by Joseph Dickinson, after Edwin Landseer
lithograph, published 25 April 1832
NPG D8056

The Death of a Stag in Glen Tilt, by John Charles Bromley, after  Edwin Landseer - NPG D7516

The Death of a Stag in Glen Tilt

by John Charles Bromley, after Edwin Landseer
mezzotint, published 1833
NPG D7516

'Glenfinlas', by Richard James Lane, after  Edwin Landseer - NPG D21838

'Glenfinlas'

by Richard James Lane, after Edwin Landseer
lithograph, 1836
NPG D21838

Francis Cynric Sheridan, by Richard James Lane, printed by  C. Graf, published by  John Mitchell, after  Edwin Landseer - NPG D47469

Francis Cynric Sheridan

by Richard James Lane, printed by C. Graf, published by John Mitchell, after Edwin Landseer
lithograph, (1841)
NPG D47469

Francis Cynric Sheridan, by Richard James Lane, after  Edwin Landseer - NPG D22523

Francis Cynric Sheridan

by Richard James Lane, after Edwin Landseer
lithograph, 1841
NPG D22523

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha; Queen Victoria, probably by Thomas Lewis Atkinson, after  Edwin Landseer - NPG D33626

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha; Queen Victoria

probably by Thomas Lewis Atkinson, after Edwin Landseer
mixed-method engraving, (1842)
NPG D33626

Queen Victoria; Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia; King Edward VII, by Samuel Cousins, published by  Henry Graves & Co, and published by  Goupil & Vibert, and published by  James Ryman, after  Edwin Landseer - NPG D33593

Queen Victoria; Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia; King Edward VII

by Samuel Cousins, published by Henry Graves & Co, and published by Goupil & Vibert, and published by James Ryman, after Edwin Landseer
mezzotint, published 1844
NPG D33593

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse, by Thomas Landseer, published by  Joseph Hogarth, after  Edwin Landseer - NPG D35055

Princess Alice, Grand Duchess of Hesse

by Thomas Landseer, published by Joseph Hogarth, after Edwin Landseer
mixed-method engraving, published 1845
NPG D35055

Corisande Emma Harris (née Bennet), Countess of Malmesbury, by Richard James Lane, after  Edwin Landseer - NPG D21687

Corisande Emma Harris (née Bennet), Countess of Malmesbury

by Richard James Lane, after Edwin Landseer
lithograph, 1846
NPG D21687

Corisande Emma Harris (née Bennet), Countess of Malmesbury, by Richard James Lane, after  Edwin Landseer - NPG D22254

Corisande Emma Harris (née Bennet), Countess of Malmesbury

by Richard James Lane, after Edwin Landseer
lithograph, 1846
NPG D22254

Ellen Power ('My Wife'), by Henry Thomas Ryall, after  Edwin Landseer - NPG D40463

Ellen Power ('My Wife')

by Henry Thomas Ryall, after Edwin Landseer
stipple engraving, circa 1851
NPG D40463

John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford, by Richard James Lane, after  Edwin Landseer - NPG D21990

John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford

by Richard James Lane, after Edwin Landseer
lithograph, 1852 (6 August 1838)
NPG D21990

John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford, by Richard James Lane, after  Edwin Landseer - NPG D22172

John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford

by Richard James Lane, after Edwin Landseer
lithograph, 1852 (6 August 1838)
NPG D22172

Ellen Power ('My Wife'), by Henry Thomas Ryall, republished by  Thomas Boys, and republished by  Ernest Gambart & Co, after  Edwin Landseer - NPG D37155

Ellen Power ('My Wife')

by Henry Thomas Ryall, republished by Thomas Boys, and republished by Ernest Gambart & Co, after Edwin Landseer
stipple engraving, republished 15 February 1853 (published 21 May 1851)
NPG D37155

'A highland shepherd's dog', by Richard James Lane, printed by  Graf & Soret, published by  Rudolph Ackermann Jr, after  Edwin Landseer - NPG D22018

'A highland shepherd's dog'

by Richard James Lane, printed by Graf & Soret, published by Rudolph Ackermann Jr, after Edwin Landseer
lithograph, published 1 March 1856
NPG D22018

Queen Victoria;  King Edward VII; Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia, by James Tilbitts Willmore, after  Edwin Landseer - NPG D33591

Queen Victoria; King Edward VII; Victoria, Empress of Germany and Queen of Prussia

by James Tilbitts Willmore, after Edwin Landseer
line engraving, 1858 (1847)
NPG D33591

Edwin Landseer, by Samuel Cousins, published by  Henry Graves & Co, after  Edwin Landseer - NPG D37153

Edwin Landseer

by Samuel Cousins, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Edwin Landseer
mezzotint, published 10 December 1867
NPG D37153

Jacob Bell, by Thomas Landseer, after  Edwin Landseer - NPG D31646

Jacob Bell

by Thomas Landseer, after Edwin Landseer
line engraving, published 1869
NPG D31646

Queen Victoria, by James Scott, published by  Henry Graves & Co, after  Edwin Landseer - NPG D8151

Queen Victoria

by James Scott, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Edwin Landseer
mezzotint, published 1882
NPG D8151

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt, issued by Sarony & Co, after  Sir Edwin Henry Landseer - NPG D48915

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Bt

issued by Sarony & Co, after Sir Edwin Henry Landseer
gravure cigarette card, 1923 (circa 1824)
NPG D48915

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