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Edmund Kean

(1787-1833), Actor

Regency Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter associated with 42 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 Richard III, possibly published by Edward Baldwyn, after  John Boaden - NPG L269.B8.13

Edmund Kean as Richard III

possibly published by Edward Baldwyn, after John Boaden
stipple, published 8th March 1814
On display in Room 11 on Floor 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L269.B8.13

Edmund Kean as Shylock in 'The Merchant of Venice', by Unknown artist - NPG L269.B8.01

Edmund Kean as Shylock in 'The Merchant of Venice'

by Unknown artist
etching, 1814 or before
On display in Room 11 on Floor 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L269.B8.01

Edmund Kean as Shylock, by Henry Meyer, published by  R. Barnard, after  Walter Henry Watts - NPG L269.B8.02

Edmund Kean as Shylock

by Henry Meyer, published by R. Barnard, after Walter Henry Watts
mezzotint, published 2 May 1814 (March 1814)
On display in Room 11 on Floor 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L269.B8.02

Edmund Kean as Richard III, by Unknown artist - NPG L269.B8.04

Edmund Kean as Richard III

by Unknown artist
stipple, 1814 or before
On display in Room 11 on Floor 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L269.B8.04

Edmund Kean as Richard III, by and published by Charles Turner, after  John James Halls - NPG L269.B8.06

Edmund Kean as Richard III

by and published by Charles Turner, after John James Halls
stipple, published 29 March 1814
On display in Room 11 on Floor 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L269.B8.06

Edmund Kean probably as Hamlet, by Unknown artist - NPG L269.B8.07

Edmund Kean probably as Hamlet

by Unknown artist
etching, 1814 or before
On display in Room 11 on Floor 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L269.B8.07

Edmund Kean, by Unknown artist - NPG L269.B8.08

Edmund Kean

by Unknown artist
etching, 1814 or before
On display in Room 11 on Floor 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L269.B8.08

Edmund Kean as Richard III, by and published by James Heath, and published by  Clement Chapple, after  Samuel De Wilde - NPG L269.B8.09

Edmund Kean as Richard III

by and published by James Heath, and published by Clement Chapple, after Samuel De Wilde
stipple, published 12th June 1814
On display in Room 11 on Floor 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L269.B8.09

Edmund Kean as Richard III, by Thomas Blood, published by  James Asperne, after  Samuel Drummond - NPG L269.B8.10

Edmund Kean as Richard III

by Thomas Blood, published by James Asperne, after Samuel Drummond
stipple, published 1st April 1814
On display in Room 11 on Floor 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L269.B8.10

Edmund Kean as Richard III, published by Charles George Dyer - NPG L269.B8.11

Edmund Kean as Richard III

published by Charles George Dyer
stipple, circa 1814
On display in Room 11 on Floor 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L269.B8.11

Edmund Kean as Richard III, by Unknown artist - NPG L269.B8.12

Edmund Kean as Richard III

by Unknown artist
etching, 1814 or before
On display in Room 11 on Floor 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L269.B8.12

Edmund Kean, by Unknown artist - NPG L269.B8.14

Edmund Kean

by Unknown artist
etching, 1814 or before
On display in Room 11 on Floor 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L269.B8.14

Edmund Kean as Othello, by and published by John William Gear - NPG D21258

Edmund Kean as Othello

by and published by John William Gear
hand-coloured lithograph, early 19th century
NPG D21258

Edmund Kean as Richard II, after Unknown artist - NPG D21259

Edmund Kean as Richard II

after Unknown artist
hand-coloured etching, early 19th century
NPG D21259

Edmund Kean ('A Keen Taste'), by Thomas Howell Jones - NPG D3453

Edmund Kean ('A Keen Taste')

by Thomas Howell Jones
hand-coloured etching, early 19th century
NPG D3453

Edmund Kean as Richard III, by and published by Charles Turner, after  John James Halls - NPG D21261

Edmund Kean as Richard III

by and published by Charles Turner, after John James Halls
hand-coloured stipple engraving, published 29 March 1814
NPG D21261

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