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John Braham

(1777-1856), Singer

Regency Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter associated with 14 portraits
Singer of German Jewish origin, appeared at Covent Garden as a treble, 1787 and at Drury Lane as a tenor, 1794; with his fine declamatory voice established himself as one of the leading opera singers of the day; retired 1852, after a long, active successful career; wrote a number of operas and songs. Braham was an impressario, composer and tenor singer of immense popularity.

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John Braham, by Unknown artist - NPG 1870

John Braham

by Unknown artist
watercolour and stipple on ivory, circa 1834
NPG 1870

John Braham ('Mr Braham in the character of Orlando'), by and published by Robert Dighton - NPG D10688

John Braham ('Mr Braham in the character of Orlando')

by and published by Robert Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published 22 March 1802
NPG D10688

John Braham ('Mr Braham in the character of Orlando'), by and published by Robert Dighton - NPG D1089

John Braham ('Mr Braham in the character of Orlando')

by and published by Robert Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published 22 March 1802
NPG D1089

John Braham ('Mr Braham in the character of Orlando'), by and published by Robert Dighton - NPG D1090

John Braham ('Mr Braham in the character of Orlando')

by and published by Robert Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published 22 March 1802
NPG D1090

John Braham ('Mr Braham in the character of Orlando'), by and published by Robert Dighton - NPG D1091

John Braham ('Mr Braham in the character of Orlando')

by and published by Robert Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published 22 March 1802
NPG D1091

John Braham ('Mr Braham in the character of Orlando'), by and published by Robert Dighton - NPG D13415

John Braham ('Mr Braham in the character of Orlando')

by and published by Robert Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published 22 March 1802
NPG D13415

John Braham ('Mr Braham in the character of Orlando'), by and published by Robert Dighton - NPG D13416

John Braham ('Mr Braham in the character of Orlando')

by and published by Robert Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published 22 March 1802
NPG D13416

John Braham, by Anthony Cardon, after  John George Wood - NPG D32083

John Braham

by Anthony Cardon, after John George Wood
stipple engraving, published 1807 (1806)
NPG D32083

John Braham, by Anthony Cardon, after  John George Wood - NPG D32084

John Braham

by Anthony Cardon, after John George Wood
stipple engraving, published 1807 (1806)
NPG D32084

John Braham, by Thomas Woolnoth, published by  Dean & Munday, after  Thomas Charles Wageman - NPG D38664

John Braham

by Thomas Woolnoth, published by Dean & Munday, after Thomas Charles Wageman
stipple engraving, published 1827
NPG D38664

John Braham as Prince Orlando, by Thomas Woolnoth, published by  John Cumberland, after  Thomas Charles Wageman - NPG D38569

John Braham as Prince Orlando

by Thomas Woolnoth, published by John Cumberland, after Thomas Charles Wageman
stipple engraving, published 1 November 1828
NPG D38569

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