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George Frederic Watts

(1817-1904), Painter and sculptor

Sitter in 43 portraits
Artist associated with 92 portraits
Painter; won premiums at Westminster Palace Competitions, 1842 and 1847; visited Italy, 1843-7; his large allegorical works on universal themes appealed deeply to the Victorians, and he was considered to be the greatest English artist of his age; RA, 1867; married the actress Ellen Terry, 1864 (separated 1865), and secondly the artist and ceramicist Mary Fraser Tytler, 1886.

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Julia Margaret Cameron, by George Frederic Watts - NPG 5046

Julia Margaret Cameron

by George Frederic Watts
oil on canvas, 1850-1852
On display in Room 26 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5046

Sir Austen Henry Layard, by George Frederic Watts - NPG 3787

Sir Austen Henry Layard

by George Frederic Watts
chalk, circa 1852
NPG 3787

Sir Austen Henry Layard, by George Frederic Watts - NPG 1006

Sir Austen Henry Layard

by George Frederic Watts
black chalk, circa 1852
NPG 1006

Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, 1st Bt, by George Frederic Watts - NPG 3076

Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, 1st Bt

by George Frederic Watts
coloured chalk, circa 1855
NPG 3076

Edmund Lyons, 1st Baron Lyons, by George Frederic Watts - NPG 685

Edmund Lyons, 1st Baron Lyons

by George Frederic Watts
oil on canvas, 1856-1857
On display in Room 23 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 685

Stratford Canning, Viscount Stratford de Redcliffe, by George Frederic Watts - NPG 684

Stratford Canning, Viscount Stratford de Redcliffe

by George Frederic Watts
oil on panel, 1856-1857
On display in Room 23 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 684

William Ewart Gladstone, by George Frederic Watts - NPG 1126

William Ewart Gladstone

by George Frederic Watts
oil on panel, 1859
NPG 1126

George Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll, by George Frederic Watts - NPG 1263

George Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll

by George Frederic Watts
oil on panel, circa 1860
NPG 1263

George Frederic Watts, by George Frederic Watts - NPG 5087

George Frederic Watts

by George Frederic Watts
oil on panel, circa 1860
On display in Room 26 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5087

John Laird Mair Lawrence, 1st Baron Lawrence, by George Frederic Watts - NPG 1005

John Laird Mair Lawrence, 1st Baron Lawrence

by George Frederic Watts
oil on panel, 1862
On display in Room 23 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1005

Alfred, Lord Tennyson, by George Frederic Watts - NPG 1015

Alfred, Lord Tennyson

by George Frederic Watts
oil on canvas, circa 1863-1864
On display in Room 26 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1015

Ellen Terry ('Choosing'), by George Frederic Watts - NPG 5048

Ellen Terry ('Choosing')

by George Frederic Watts
oil on strawboard mounted on Gatorfoam, 1864
NPG 5048

Ellen Terry, by George Frederic Watts - NPG 2274

Ellen Terry

by George Frederic Watts
oil on canvas, circa 1864-1865
On display in Room 26 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2274

Algernon Charles Swinburne, by George Frederic Watts - NPG 1542

Algernon Charles Swinburne

by George Frederic Watts
oil on canvas, 1867
On display at The Watts Gallery, Compton
NPG 1542

Sir Charles Hallé (né Carl Halle), by George Frederic Watts - NPG 1004

Sir Charles Hallé (né Carl Halle)

by George Frederic Watts
oil on canvas, circa 1870
On display at The Watts Gallery, Compton
NPG 1004

Stopford Augustus Brooke, by George Frederic Watts - NPG 3077

Stopford Augustus Brooke

by George Frederic Watts
oil on canvas, 1871
NPG 3077

Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt, by George Frederic Watts - NPG 3552

Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Bt

by George Frederic Watts
oil on canvas, 1871
On display in Room 26 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3552

Dante Gabriel Rossetti, by George Frederic Watts - NPG 1011

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

by George Frederic Watts
oil on linen, circa 1871
On display in Room 26 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1011

James Martineau, replica by George Frederic Watts - NPG 1251

James Martineau

replica by George Frederic Watts
oil on canvas, 1873, based on a work of 1873
NPG 1251

King Edward VII, by George Frederic Watts - NPG 3983

King Edward VII

by George Frederic Watts
chalk, circa 1874
NPG 3983

Robert Lowe, 1st Viscount Sherbrooke, by George Frederic Watts - NPG 1013

Robert Lowe, 1st Viscount Sherbrooke

by George Frederic Watts
oil on canvas, circa 1874
NPG 1013

(William) Edward Hartpole Lecky, by George Frederic Watts - NPG 1350

(William) Edward Hartpole Lecky

by George Frederic Watts
oil on canvas, 1878
NPG 1350

Sir Leslie Stephen, by George Frederic Watts - NPG L238

Sir Leslie Stephen

by George Frederic Watts
oil on canvas, 1878
On display in Room 26 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L238

Matthew Arnold, by George Frederic Watts - NPG 1000

Matthew Arnold

by George Frederic Watts
oil on canvas, 1880
NPG 1000

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