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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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John Varley, by William Mulready - NPG 1529

John Varley

by William Mulready
oil on panel, 1814
NPG 1529

'The origins of a painter', by Richard James Lane, printed by  Engelmann & Co, published by  Joseph Dickinson, after  William Mulready - NPG D22512

'The origins of a painter'

by Richard James Lane, printed by Engelmann & Co, published by Joseph Dickinson, after William Mulready
lithograph, published 1828
NPG D22512

Abraham Cooper, by F.H.R., after  William Mulready - NPG D2205

Abraham Cooper

by F.H.R., after William Mulready
etching, 1844 or after
NPG D2205

John Jackson, copy by William Mulready, after  John Jackson - NPG 6299

John Jackson

copy by William Mulready, after John Jackson
watercolour and bodycolour on ivory laid on card, based on a work of circa 1823
NPG 6299


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