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Patrick Branwell Brontë

(1817-1848), Painter and poet; brother of Charlotte, Emily and Anne Brontë

Artist associated with 3 portraits
Patrick Branwell Brontë was a painter and poet, the only son of the Brontë family, and the brother of the writers Charlotte, Emily and Anne. In 1838 he set himself up as a professional portrait painter in a studio in Bradford, but failed to make a living for himself. He worked as a tutor and in various other jobs but died of tuberculosis at the age of thirty-one.

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Emily Brontë, by Patrick Branwell Brontë - NPG 1724

Emily Brontë

by Patrick Branwell Brontë
oil on canvas, arched top, circa 1833
On display in Room 21 on Floor 2 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1724

Emily Brontë, published by The Medici Society Ltd, after  Patrick Branwell Brontë - NPG D32170

Emily Brontë

published by The Medici Society Ltd, after Patrick Branwell Brontë
collotype printed in colours, 1914 (1833)
NPG D32170

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