George Dawe(1781-1829), History and portrait painter
Artist associated with 44 portraits
George Dawe was an English portraitist who painted over three hundred portraits of Russian generals active during Napoleon's invasion of Russia for the Military Gallery of the Winter Palace. He worked in Saint Petersburg from 1819, winning acclaim from the artistic establishment and complimentary verses by Pushkin. He was the son of Philip Dawe, mezzotint engraver, and brother of Henry Edward Dawe, also a portraitist.
by William Thomas Fry, after George Dawe
coloured engraving, based on a work of 1817
by George Dawe
oil on canvas, circa 1828
by Henry Bone, after George Dawe
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, August 1812
by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after George Dawe
hand-coloured engraving, published 20 May 1816
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