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George Frederic Watts

(1817-1904), Painter and sculptor; Trustee of the National Portrait Gallery

Sitter in 43 portraits
Artist associated with 92 portraits
Painter; won premiums at Westminster Palace Competitions, 1842 and 1847; visited Italy, 1843-7; his large allegorical works on universal themes appealed deeply to the Victorians, and he was considered to be the greatest English artist of his age; RA, 1867; married the actress Ellen Terry, 1864 (separated 1865), and secondly the artist and ceramicist Mary Fraser Tytler, 1886.

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Sir Austen Henry Layard, by George Frederic Watts - NPG 3787

Sir Austen Henry Layard

by George Frederic Watts
chalk, circa 1852
NPG 3787

Sir Austen Henry Layard, by George Frederic Watts - NPG 1006

Sir Austen Henry Layard

by George Frederic Watts
black chalk, circa 1852
NPG 1006

Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, 1st Bt, by George Frederic Watts - NPG 3076

Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, 1st Bt

by George Frederic Watts
coloured chalk, circa 1855
NPG 3076

William Ewart Gladstone, by George Frederic Watts - NPG 1126

William Ewart Gladstone

by George Frederic Watts
oil on panel, 1859
NPG 1126

George Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll, by George Frederic Watts - NPG 1263

George Douglas Campbell, 8th Duke of Argyll

by George Frederic Watts
oil on panel, circa 1860
NPG 1263

Ellen Terry ('Choosing'), by George Frederic Watts - NPG 5048

Ellen Terry ('Choosing')

by George Frederic Watts
oil on strawboard mounted on Gatorfoam, 1864
NPG 5048


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