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Rudolph Ackermann

(1764-1834), Publisher

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist associated with 95 portraits
Born in Saxony and trained as a carriage designer, Ackermann moved to London in 1783. From 1800 he was the leading publisher of colour-plate books, decorative prints and fashionable periodicals. He was a major patron of British artists, designers and water colourists and gave near permanent employment to Thomas Rowlandson for over thirty years.

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John Bigland, by William Ward, published by  William Sheardown, published by  Rudolph Ackermann, published by  Longman, Hurst & Co, after  John Raphael Smith - NPG D708

John Bigland

by William Ward, published by William Sheardown, published by Rudolph Ackermann, published by Longman, Hurst & Co, after John Raphael Smith
mezzotint, published 22 March 1811
NPG D708

George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham Tomb in Westminster Abbey, by Black & Hopwood, published by  Rudolph Ackermann, after  Mackenzie - NPG D5190

George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham Tomb in Westminster Abbey

by Black & Hopwood, published by Rudolph Ackermann, after Mackenzie
aquatint, published 1 August 1812
NPG D5190

William Vincent, by Henry Meyer, published by  Rudolph Ackermann, after  William Owen - NPG D18736

William Vincent

by Henry Meyer, published by Rudolph Ackermann, after William Owen
stipple engraving, published 4 February 1812
NPG D18736

Henry Chichele, published for Rudolph Ackermann - NPG D9071

Henry Chichele

published for Rudolph Ackermann
coloured etching and aquatint, 1813-1814
NPG D9071

King Henry VIII, published for Rudolph Ackermann - NPG D24934

King Henry VIII

published for Rudolph Ackermann
hand-coloured stipple and aquatint engraving, 1814-1815
NPG D24934

Robert Stewart, 2nd Marquess of Londonderry (Lord Castlereagh), by Georg Siegmund Facius, published by  Rudolph Ackermann, after  Joseph Nollekens - NPG D37414

Robert Stewart, 2nd Marquess of Londonderry (Lord Castlereagh)

by Georg Siegmund Facius, published by Rudolph Ackermann, after Joseph Nollekens
stipple engraving, published 17 December 1814
NPG D37414

Frederick William III, King of Prussia, by Henry Meyer, published by  Rudolph Ackermann, after  F. Bolt - NPG D15859

Frederick William III, King of Prussia

by Henry Meyer, published by Rudolph Ackermann, after F. Bolt
stipple and line engraving, published 16 July 1814
NPG D15859

Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher, published by Rudolph Ackermann, probably after  Frederica Louisa Wilhelmina - NPG D15868

Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher

published by Rudolph Ackermann, probably after Frederica Louisa Wilhelmina
stipple and line engraving, published 10 March 1814
NPG D15868

Lady Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond and Derby, published by Rudolph Ackermann, after  Unknown artist - NPG D47406

Lady Margaret Beaufort, Countess of Richmond and Derby

published by Rudolph Ackermann, after Unknown artist
hand-coloured etching and stipple engraving, circa 1815
NPG D47406

Robert Wodelarke, published for Rudolph Ackermann - NPG D4871

Robert Wodelarke

published for Rudolph Ackermann
hand-coloured line engraving, 1815
NPG D4871

'The Corsican and his blood hounds at the window of the Thuilleries looking over Paris' (Napoléon Bonaparte), by Thomas Rowlandson, published by  Rudolph Ackermann - NPG D15894

'The Corsican and his blood hounds at the window of the Thuilleries looking over Paris' (Napoléon Bonaparte)

by Thomas Rowlandson, published by Rudolph Ackermann
hand-coloured etching, published 16 April 1815
NPG D15894

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales, by Robert Cooper, published by  Rudolph Ackermann, after  Alfred Edward Chalon - NPG D33513

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales

by Robert Cooper, published by Rudolph Ackermann, after Alfred Edward Chalon
stipple engraving, published 4 June 1816
NPG D33513

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales, by Henry Meyer, published by  Rudolph Ackermann, after  Alfred Edward Chalon - NPG D33514

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales

by Henry Meyer, published by Rudolph Ackermann, after Alfred Edward Chalon
stipple engraving, published 21 October 1816
NPG D33514

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales, by Henry Meyer, published by  Rudolph Ackermann, after  Alfred Edward Chalon - NPG D15867

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales

by Henry Meyer, published by Rudolph Ackermann, after Alfred Edward Chalon
stipple engraving, published 22 October 1816
NPG D15867

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales, by Robert Cooper, published by  Rudolph Ackermann, after  Alfred Edward Chalon - NPG D19683

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales

by Robert Cooper, published by Rudolph Ackermann, after Alfred Edward Chalon
stipple engraving, published 4 June 1816
NPG D19683

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales, by Henry Meyer, published by  Rudolph Ackermann, after  Alfred Edward Chalon - NPG D22137

Princess Charlotte Augusta of Wales

by Henry Meyer, published by Rudolph Ackermann, after Alfred Edward Chalon
stipple engraving, published 22 October 1816
NPG D22137

Frederick VI, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg, by Henry Meyer, published by  Rudolph Ackermann, after  Walter Henry Watts - NPG D16077

Frederick VI, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg

by Henry Meyer, published by Rudolph Ackermann, after Walter Henry Watts
stipple and line engraving, published 4 June 1818
NPG D16077

Leopold I, King of the Belgians, by Henry Meyer, published by  Rudolph Ackermann, after  Alfred Edward Chalon - NPG D22136

Leopold I, King of the Belgians

by Henry Meyer, published by Rudolph Ackermann, after Alfred Edward Chalon
stipple engraving, published 10 March 1818
NPG D22136

Field Marshall the Duke of Wellington KG &c &c Giving Orders to his Generals Previous to a General Action, by, published by and after Anker Smith, by  Thomas Heaphy, published by  Rudolph Ackermann - NPG D42614

Field Marshall the Duke of Wellington KG &c &c Giving Orders to his Generals Previous to a General Action

by, published by and after Anker Smith, by Thomas Heaphy, published by Rudolph Ackermann
line and stipple engraving, published 8 August 1822
NPG D42614

Sadik Beg ('Saith Satoore Sadek Beg'), by Richard James Lane, printed by  Charles Joseph Hullmandel, published by  Rudolph Ackermann - NPG D22411

Sadik Beg ('Saith Satoore Sadek Beg')

by Richard James Lane, printed by Charles Joseph Hullmandel, published by Rudolph Ackermann
lithograph, published March 1824
NPG D22411

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