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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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Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke, 2nd Bt, by Richard Josey, after  George Frederic Watts - NPG D32848

Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke, 2nd Bt

by Richard Josey, after George Frederic Watts
mezzotint, 1880
NPG D32848

Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke, 2nd Bt, by Richard Josey, after  George Frederic Watts - NPG D32849

Sir Charles Wentworth Dilke, 2nd Bt

by Richard Josey, after George Frederic Watts
mezzotint, 1880
NPG D32849

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton, by Paul Adolphe Rajon, printed by  Chardon, published by  The British and Foreign Artists' Association, after  George Frederic Watts - NPG D37284

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by Paul Adolphe Rajon, printed by Chardon, published by The British and Foreign Artists' Association, after George Frederic Watts
etching, published 1 November 1880
NPG D37284

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton, by Paul Adolphe Rajon, after  George Frederic Watts - NPG D37285

Frederic Leighton, Baron Leighton

by Paul Adolphe Rajon, after George Frederic Watts
etching, published 1 November 1880
NPG D37285

Henry Edward Manning, after George Frederic Watts - NPG D38204

Henry Edward Manning

after George Frederic Watts
chromolithograph, (1882)
NPG D38204

Sir John Simeon, 3rd Bt, by Frederick Hollyer, after  George Frederic Watts - NPG D41699

Sir John Simeon, 3rd Bt

by Frederick Hollyer, after George Frederic Watts
photograph, 18 February 1890
NPG D41699

Edward Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton, published by Arthur Lucas, after  George Frederic Watts - NPG D38054

Edward Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton

published by Arthur Lucas, after George Frederic Watts
photogravure, published 20 February 1893 (1884)
NPG D38054

George Meredith, by William Biscombe Gardner, after  George Frederic Watts - NPG D17893

George Meredith

by William Biscombe Gardner, after George Frederic Watts
wood engraving, circa 1893-1919 (1893)
NPG D17893

Alfred, Lord Tennyson, by Frank Short, after  George Frederic Watts - NPG D34497

Alfred, Lord Tennyson

by Frank Short, after George Frederic Watts
mezzotint, 1903 (1859)
NPG D34497

Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts, published by The Medici Society Ltd, after  George Frederic Watts - NPG D39788

Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts

published by The Medici Society Ltd, after George Frederic Watts
chromolithograph, published 1915 (1898)
NPG D39788

Henry Edward Manning, by William Jeans, published by  Museum Galleries, after  George Frederic Watts - NPG D49369

Henry Edward Manning

by William Jeans, published by Museum Galleries, after George Frederic Watts
mezzotint printed in colours, published 1922, based on a work of 1882
NPG D49369

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Alfred, Lord Tennyson

by James Stephenson, after George Frederic Watts
line engraving, published 1874
NPG D20483

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