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Joseph Slater

(circa 1779-1837), Painter and draughtsman

Artist associated with 127 portraits
Joseph Slater began his career as a portrait painter in London, exhibiting his first picture at the Royal Academy in 1803. From that time onwards, he exhibited portraits regularly at the R.A. He was limner (engraver) to the Grillion Club. Slater worked principally in pencil, crayons and watercolour. He was the brother of the engravers Isaac Slater and John Slater.

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probably Sir William Boothby, 9th Bt, by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after  Joseph Slater - NPG D31994

probably Sir William Boothby, 9th Bt

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Joseph Slater
stipple engraving, early 19th century
NPG D31994

Ralph Leycester, by Isaac Ware Slater, printed by  Charles Joseph Hullmandel, after  Joseph Slater - NPG D37323

Ralph Leycester

by Isaac Ware Slater, printed by Charles Joseph Hullmandel, after Joseph Slater
lithograph, early 19th century
NPG D37323

A.C. Macdonald, by Isaac Ware Slater, after  Joseph Slater - NPG D38080

A.C. Macdonald

by Isaac Ware Slater, after Joseph Slater
lithograph, early 19th century
NPG D38080

J.M. Skinner, by Isaac Ware Slater, printed by  Charles Joseph Hullmandel, after  Joseph Slater - NPG D41719

J.M. Skinner

by Isaac Ware Slater, printed by Charles Joseph Hullmandel, after Joseph Slater
lithograph, early 19th century
NPG D41719

Mary Pilkington (née Hopkins), by James Hopwood Sr, published by  George Cowie, after  Joseph Slater - NPG D20381

Mary Pilkington (née Hopkins)

by James Hopwood Sr, published by George Cowie, after Joseph Slater
stipple engraving, published 1 August 1812
NPG D20381

John Venn, by Edward Scriven, after  Joseph Slater - NPG D7531

John Venn

by Edward Scriven, after Joseph Slater
stipple engraving, published 1813
NPG D7531

Hannah More, by Edward Scriven, published by and after  Joseph Slater - NPG D39017

Hannah More

by Edward Scriven, published by and after Joseph Slater
stipple engraving, published 15 August 1814 (November 1813)
NPG D39017

Thomas Robinson, by William Say, published by and after  Joseph Slater - NPG D39806

Thomas Robinson

by William Say, published by and after Joseph Slater
mezzotint, published 15 September 1814
NPG D39806

Thomas Robinson, by William Say, published by and after  Joseph Slater - NPG D39807

Thomas Robinson

by William Say, published by and after Joseph Slater
mezzotint, published 15 September 1814
NPG D39807

Claudius Buchanan, by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after  Joseph Slater - NPG D32271

Claudius Buchanan

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Joseph Slater
stipple engraving, published 1815 (1814)
NPG D32271

Claudius Buchanan, by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after  Joseph Slater - NPG D13550

Claudius Buchanan

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Joseph Slater
stipple engraving, published 1815 (1814)
NPG D13550

Samuel Hoare, by Sir Emery Walker, after  Joseph Slater - NPG D32158

Samuel Hoare

by Sir Emery Walker, after Joseph Slater
aquatint photogravure, (1816)
NPG D32158

William Wilberforce, by Edward Scriven, published by and after  Joseph Slater - NPG D37513

William Wilberforce

by Edward Scriven, published by and after Joseph Slater
stipple engraving, published 10 April 1816
NPG D37513

Unknown man, by Richard James Lane, after  Joseph Slater - NPG D21910

Unknown man

by Richard James Lane, after Joseph Slater
lithograph, (1816)
NPG D21910

Thomas Pentycross, by William Say, published by and after  Joseph Slater - NPG D40151

Thomas Pentycross

by William Say, published by and after Joseph Slater
mezzotint, published 20 February 1818
NPG D40151

Thomas Pentycross, by William Say, published by and after  Joseph Slater - NPG D3841

Thomas Pentycross

by William Say, published by and after Joseph Slater
mezzotint, published 20 February 1818
NPG D3841

John Lewis Burckhardt, by Angelica Clarke, published by  John Samuel Murray, after  Joseph Slater - NPG D1140

John Lewis Burckhardt

by Angelica Clarke, published by John Samuel Murray, after Joseph Slater
etching, published 1 December 1819
NPG D1140

William Wilberforce, by William Say, after  Joseph Slater - NPG D11346

William Wilberforce

by William Say, after Joseph Slater
mezzotint, published 18 April 1820
NPG D11346

William Wilberforce, by William Say, published by and after  Joseph Slater - NPG D19023

William Wilberforce

by William Say, published by and after Joseph Slater
mezzotint, published 18 April 1820
NPG D19023

Richard Grosvenor, 2nd Marquess of Westminster, by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after  Joseph Slater - NPG D20615

Richard Grosvenor, 2nd Marquess of Westminster

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Joseph Slater
stipple engraving, (1821)
NPG D20615

Sir Robert John Buxton, Bt, by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after  Joseph Slater - NPG D32510

Sir Robert John Buxton, Bt

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Joseph Slater
stipple engraving, (1823)
NPG D32510

John Owen, by Edward Scriven, after and published by  Joseph Slater - NPG D9236

John Owen

by Edward Scriven, after and published by Joseph Slater
stipple engraving, published 10 April 1823
NPG D9236

Reginald Heber, by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after  Joseph Slater - NPG D35679

Reginald Heber

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Joseph Slater
stipple engraving, 1823 (1820)
NPG D35679

Reginald Heber, by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after  Joseph Slater - NPG D14400

Reginald Heber

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Joseph Slater
stipple engraving, 1823 (1820)
NPG D14400

Reginald Heber, by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after  Joseph Slater - NPG D20595

Reginald Heber

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Joseph Slater
stipple engraving, 1823 (1820)
NPG D20595

George Harry William Fleetwood Hartopp, by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after  Joseph Slater - NPG D35550

George Harry William Fleetwood Hartopp

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Joseph Slater
stipple engraving, 1824 (1819)
NPG D35550

Sir Christopher Puller, by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after  Joseph Slater - NPG D40769

Sir Christopher Puller

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Joseph Slater
stipple engraving, 1824
NPG D40769

George Harry William Fleetwood Hartopp, by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after  Joseph Slater - NPG D20582

George Harry William Fleetwood Hartopp

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Joseph Slater
stipple engraving, 1824 (1819)
NPG D20582

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, published by  William Bernard Cooke, after  Joseph Slater - NPG D39923

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, published by William Bernard Cooke, after Joseph Slater
stipple engraving, published June 1825
NPG D39923

Augusta Champagne Law (née Graves), by Richard James Lane, printed by  M & N Hanhart, after  Joseph Slater - NPG D22344

Augusta Champagne Law (née Graves)

by Richard James Lane, printed by M & N Hanhart, after Joseph Slater
lithograph, circa 1825-1850
NPG D22344

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after  Joseph Slater - NPG D20600

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Joseph Slater
stipple engraving, published 1825
NPG D20600

Francis George Hare, by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after  Joseph Slater - NPG D35429

Francis George Hare

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Joseph Slater
stipple engraving, 1826 or after
NPG D35429

Robert William Hay, by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after  Joseph Slater - NPG D35627

Robert William Hay

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Joseph Slater
stipple engraving, 1826 or after
NPG D35627

Sir James Buller East, 2nd Bt, by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after  Joseph Slater - NPG D36096

Sir James Buller East, 2nd Bt

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Joseph Slater
stipple engraving, 1826 or after
NPG D36096

John William Robert Kerr, 7th Marquess of Lothian, by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after  Joseph Slater - NPG D37449

John William Robert Kerr, 7th Marquess of Lothian

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Joseph Slater
stipple engraving, 1826 or after
NPG D37449

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