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John Keats

(1795-1821), Poet

Sitter in 15 portraits
Artist associated with 2 portraits
The poet Keats developed his natural gifts for language and imagery and, in a tragically short career, became a mature and reflective poet. One of the second generation of Romantic poets, he is best known for the series of great odes that includes To a Nightingale (1819). He died of tuberculosis in Rome in 1821.

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Benjamin Robert Haydon; John Keats, by Arthur Dawson, after  John Keats, after  Benjamin Robert Haydon - NPG D36763

Benjamin Robert Haydon; John Keats

by Arthur Dawson, after John Keats, after Benjamin Robert Haydon
photograph, before 1934 (1816)
NPG D36763


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Robert Shakespeare

26 June 2018, 10:58

Please amend Keats House link to read: ‘Keats House, Hampstead, London’ and link to

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