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George Frederic Watts

(1817-1904), Painter and sculptor

Sitter in 43 portraits
Artist associated with 92 portraits
Painter; won premiums at Westminster Palace Competitions, 1842 and 1847; visited Italy, 1843-7; his large allegorical works on universal themes appealed deeply to the Victorians, and he was considered to be the greatest English artist of his age; RA, 1867; married the actress Ellen Terry, 1864 (separated 1865), and secondly the artist and ceramicist Mary Fraser Tytler, 1886.

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Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton, by George Frederic Watts - NPG 1049

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by George Frederic Watts
oil on canvas, 1881
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1049

Henry Edward Manning, by George Frederic Watts - NPG 1008

Henry Edward Manning

by George Frederic Watts
oil on canvas, 1882
NPG 1008

Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, by George Frederic Watts - NPG 1349

Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury

by George Frederic Watts
oil on canvas, 1882
On display in Room 26 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1349

George Meredith, by George Frederic Watts - NPG 1543

George Meredith

by George Frederic Watts
oil on canvas, 1893
NPG 1543

John Passmore Edwards, by George Frederic Watts - NPG 3958

John Passmore Edwards

by George Frederic Watts
oil on canvas, 1894
On display in Room 26 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3958

Friedrich Max-Müller, by George Frederic Watts - NPG 1276

Friedrich Max-Müller

by George Frederic Watts
oil on canvas, 1894-1895
NPG 1276

Josephine Butler, by George Frederic Watts - NPG 2194

Josephine Butler

by George Frederic Watts
oil on canvas, 1895
On display in Room 26 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 2194

Cecil John Rhodes, by George Frederic Watts - NPG 1407

Cecil John Rhodes

by George Frederic Watts
oil on canvas, 1898
On display in Room 23 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1407

Charles Booth, by George Frederic Watts - NPG 4131

Charles Booth

by George Frederic Watts
oil on canvas, circa 1901
NPG 4131

Julia Margaret Cameron, published by T. Fisher Unwin, after  George Frederic Watts - NPG Ax199213

Julia Margaret Cameron

published by T. Fisher Unwin, after George Frederic Watts
photogravure, published 1893 (1850-1852)
NPG Ax199213

James Spedding, published by T. Fisher Unwin, after  George Frederic Watts - NPG Ax199214

James Spedding

published by T. Fisher Unwin, after George Frederic Watts
photogravure, published 1893 (circa 1853)
NPG Ax199214

Virginia Somers-Cocks (née Pattle), Countess Somers, by Unknown photographer, after  George Frederic Watts - NPG x199698

Virginia Somers-Cocks (née Pattle), Countess Somers

by Unknown photographer, after George Frederic Watts
albumen print, mid 1850s
NPG x199698

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