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Edward William Wyon


Artist associated with 6 portraits
Wyon studied at the Royal Academy schools from 1829, and became a celebrated sculptor, exhibiting at the Royal Academy regularly from 1831 to 1876. Among his commissions were works intended for reproduction by Wedgwood as well as numerous portrait busts.

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William Wordsworth, by Edward William Wyon - NPG 2680

William Wordsworth

by Edward William Wyon
wax medallion, 1835
NPG 2680

Percy Bysshe Shelley, attributed to Edward William Wyon, after  Marianne Leigh Hunt - NPG 2683

Percy Bysshe Shelley

attributed to Edward William Wyon, after Marianne Leigh Hunt
plaster cast of medallion, based on a work of circa 1836
NPG 2683

George Parker Bidder, by Edward William Wyon - NPG 5163

George Parker Bidder

by Edward William Wyon
marble bust, circa 1855
NPG 5163

Robert Stephenson, by Charles H. Mabey, after  Edward William Wyon - NPG 5079

Robert Stephenson

by Charles H. Mabey, after Edward William Wyon
marble bust, 1897, based on a work of circa 1856
On display in Room 22 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 5079

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