William Mulready(1786-1863), Painter and illustrator
Sitter in 12 portraits
Artist associated with 5 portraits
Genre painter; born in Ireland; pupil and assistant to John Varley whose sister he married, 1803; illustrated children's books; exhibited at the Royal Academy, 1804-62; designed first penny post envelope, 1839; famous for his intensely-coloured genre paintings.
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Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize
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David Hockney: Drawing from Life
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