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Edwin Landseer

(1802-1873), Painter

Sir Edwin Henry Landseer

Sitter in 22 portraits
Artist associated with 56 portraits
Landseer was one of the nineteenth century's most renowned painters and was reputed to have been Queen Victoria's favourite. He first exhibited his work at the Royal Academy in 1816 when only fourteen years old and went onto establish his reputation with a series of animal subjects, particularly horses, dogs and stags who were often shown parodying human behaviours. In 1858, the government commissioned Landseer to make four bronze lions for the base of Nelson's Column in nearby Trafalgar Square. Following a series of long delays and Landseer's ill-health, the sculptures were eventually installed almost ten years later in 1867.  

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Probably Lady Scott, attributed to Edwin Landseer - NPG 2895

Probably Lady Scott

attributed to Edwin Landseer
pencil
NPG 2895

'Low life', by Richard James Lane, after  Edwin Landseer - NPG D22016

'Low life'

by Richard James Lane, after Edwin Landseer
lithograph, circa 1825-1850
NPG D22016

'High life', by Richard James Lane, after  Edwin Landseer - NPG D22017

'High life'

by Richard James Lane, after Edwin Landseer
lithograph, circa 1825-1850
NPG D22017

Lord Cosmo George Russell, by Richard James Lane, printed by  Engelmann & Co, published by  Joseph Dickinson, after  Edwin Landseer - NPG D22410

Lord Cosmo George Russell

by Richard James Lane, printed by Engelmann & Co, published by Joseph Dickinson, after Edwin Landseer
lithograph, 1828
NPG D22410

Lord Cosmo George Russell, by Richard James Lane, printed by  Charles Joseph Hullmandel, published by  Joseph Dickinson, after  Edwin Landseer - NPG D8056

Lord Cosmo George Russell

by Richard James Lane, printed by Charles Joseph Hullmandel, published by Joseph Dickinson, after Edwin Landseer
lithograph, published 25 April 1832
NPG D8056

The Death of a Stag in Glen Tilt, by John Charles Bromley, after  Edwin Landseer - NPG D7516

The Death of a Stag in Glen Tilt

by John Charles Bromley, after Edwin Landseer
mezzotint, published 1833
NPG D7516

'Glenfinlas', by Richard James Lane, after  Edwin Landseer - NPG D21838

'Glenfinlas'

by Richard James Lane, after Edwin Landseer
lithograph, 1836
NPG D21838

Francis Cynric Sheridan, by Richard James Lane, printed by  C. Graf, published by  John Mitchell, after  Edwin Landseer - NPG D47469

Francis Cynric Sheridan

by Richard James Lane, printed by C. Graf, published by John Mitchell, after Edwin Landseer
lithograph, (1841)
NPG D47469

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