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Alfred, Count D'Orsay

(1801-1852), Amateur artist and man of fashion

Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter associated with 13 portraits
Artist associated with 266 portraits
Alfred Guillaume Gabriel, Count D'Orsay was a French amateur artist, dandy, and man of fashion in the early- to mid-nineteenth century. In 1830, D'Orsay moved to London, where he worked as a sculptor and a painter, specialising in portraiture. In 1845, he painted a portrait of Wellington. His statuettes of Napoleon and Wellington were very popular, as were engravings of many of his portraits, including those of Queen Victoria, Lord Lyndhurst and Dwarkanath Tagore. More than 125 profile sketches of his contemporaries were published by Mitchell of Bond Street, including among them nearly all the artistic, literary and fashionable celebrities of the time.

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Alfred, Count D'Orsay, by Sir George Hayter - NPG 5061

Alfred, Count D'Orsay

by Sir George Hayter
oil on canvas, 1839
NPG 5061

Alfred, Count D'Orsay, by L.O. - NPG D13784

Alfred, Count D'Orsay

by L.O.
lithograph, early 19th century
NPG D13784

Alfred, Count D'Orsay, by Richard James Lane - NPG D22457

Alfred, Count D'Orsay

by Richard James Lane
lithograph, circa 1825-1850
NPG D22457

Alfred, Count D'Orsay, after Daniel Maclise - NPG D34538

Alfred, Count D'Orsay

after Daniel Maclise
pen and ink, (early 1830s)
NPG D34538

Alfred, Count D'Orsay, by Daniel Maclise, published by  James Fraser - NPG D7813

Alfred, Count D'Orsay

by Daniel Maclise, published by James Fraser
lithograph, mid 19th century
NPG D7813

Alfred, Count D'Orsay, by Richard James Lane, published by  John Mitchell - NPG D45920

Alfred, Count D'Orsay

by Richard James Lane, published by John Mitchell
lithograph with some hand-colouring, (December 1833)
NPG D45920

Alfred, Count D'Orsay, by Richard James Lane - NPG D46213

Alfred, Count D'Orsay

by Richard James Lane
lithograph, (December 1833)
NPG D46213

An Irish Wake, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41552

An Irish Wake

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 8 November 1839
NPG D41552

Charles Dickens; Alfred, Count D'Orsay, by Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG D20137

Charles Dickens; Alfred, Count D'Orsay

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
hand-coloured lithograph, 16 December 1841
NPG D20137

Alfred, Count D'Orsay, by Richard James Lane - NPG D22375

Alfred, Count D'Orsay

by Richard James Lane
lithograph, 1841
NPG D22375


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