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Samuel Laurence

(1812-1884), Portrait painter

Sitter in 4 portraits
Artist associated with 38 portraits
Lawrence first exhibited his work in London at the Society of British Artists, based on Suffolk Street, in 1834, and in 1836 he sent three portraits to the Royal Academy. Early in life he became closely associated with the Victorian literati, and he was to draw and paint most of the writers and thinkers of his day many times. He hosted his own literary circle in the 1840s, the Bohemian Phalanstery, which involved eminent journalist Thornton Leigh Hunt. Laurence ceased to exhibit at Suffolk Street in 1853, but his works continued to appear regularly at the Royal Academy until 1882.

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Sara Coleridge, by Richard James Lane, printed by  M & N Hanhart, after  Samuel Laurence - NPG D22537

Sara Coleridge

by Richard James Lane, printed by M & N Hanhart, after Samuel Laurence
lithograph, circa 1825-1850
NPG D22537

Lady Jane Esther Hare (née Maurice), by (Isaac) Weld Taylor, after  Samuel Laurence - NPG D35434

Lady Jane Esther Hare (née Maurice)

by (Isaac) Weld Taylor, after Samuel Laurence
lithograph, mid 19th century
NPG D35434

Bernard Barton, by James Henry Lynch, after  Samuel Laurence - NPG D1023

Bernard Barton

by James Henry Lynch, after Samuel Laurence
lithograph, mid 19th century
NPG D1023

Thomas Carlyle, by John Carr (or James Charles) Armytage, published by  Smith, Elder & Co, after  Samuel Laurence - NPG D15737

Thomas Carlyle

by John Carr (or James Charles) Armytage, published by Smith, Elder & Co, after Samuel Laurence
stipple engraving, (circa 1838)
NPG D15737

(John) Frederick Denison Maurice, by (Isaac) Weld Taylor, published by  Joseph Hogarth, after  Samuel Laurence - NPG D38329

(John) Frederick Denison Maurice

by (Isaac) Weld Taylor, published by Joseph Hogarth, after Samuel Laurence
lithograph, 1840s
NPG D38329

Sir Henry Pottinger, by Lowes Cato Dickinson, printed by  Charles Joseph Hullmandel, published by  Joseph Dickinson, after  Samuel Laurence - NPG D40395

Sir Henry Pottinger

by Lowes Cato Dickinson, printed by Charles Joseph Hullmandel, published by Joseph Dickinson, after Samuel Laurence
lithograph, published December 1842
NPG D40395

Julius Charles Hare, by (Isaac) Weld Taylor, printed by  Hullmandel & Walton, after  Samuel Laurence - NPG D35433

Julius Charles Hare

by (Isaac) Weld Taylor, printed by Hullmandel & Walton, after Samuel Laurence
lithograph, circa 1843-1863
NPG D35433

Joshua Stanger, by Richard James Lane, after  Samuel Laurence - NPG D21678

Joshua Stanger

by Richard James Lane, after Samuel Laurence
lithograph, circa 1845
NPG D21678

Joshua Stanger, by Richard James Lane, after  Samuel Laurence - NPG D22283

Joshua Stanger

by Richard James Lane, after Samuel Laurence
lithograph, circa 1845
NPG D22283

Sir Thomas Bourchier, by James Henry Lynch, printed by  M & N Hanhart, after  Samuel Laurence - NPG D32010

Sir Thomas Bourchier

by James Henry Lynch, printed by M & N Hanhart, after Samuel Laurence
lithograph, (1846)
NPG D32010

George Godwin, by Edward Morton, printed by  M & N Hanhart, published by  Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co, after  Samuel Laurence - NPG D34586

George Godwin

by Edward Morton, printed by M & N Hanhart, published by Paul and Dominic Colnaghi & Co, after Samuel Laurence
lithograph, published 25 April 1847
NPG D34586

Sir Robert Harland, 2nd Bt, by Thomas Lewis Atkinson, published by  Henry Graves & Co, after  Samuel Laurence - NPG D35444

Sir Robert Harland, 2nd Bt

by Thomas Lewis Atkinson, published by Henry Graves & Co, after Samuel Laurence
mezzotint, published 29 May 1849 (1845)
NPG D35444

William Makepeace Thackeray, by Francis Holl, after  Samuel Laurence - NPG D19422

William Makepeace Thackeray

by Francis Holl, after Samuel Laurence
stipple engraving, published 1853
NPG D19422

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