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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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Head-dresses, October 1825, published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in  The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c - NPG D47578

Head-dresses, October 1825

published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c
hand-coloured etching, published 1 October 1825
NPG D47578

'Sombreros', January 1825, published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in  The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c - NPG D47575

'Sombreros', January 1825

published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c
hand-coloured etching, published 1 January 1825
NPG D47575

Head-dresses, October 1826, published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in  The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c - NPG D47576

Head-dresses, October 1826

published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c
hand-coloured etching and line-engraving, published 1 October 1826
NPG D47576

Sir Humphry Davy, Bt, by William Henry Worthington, published by  Agnew & Zanetti, and published by  Rudolph Ackermann, after  James Lonsdale - NPG D34825

Sir Humphry Davy, Bt

by William Henry Worthington, published by Agnew & Zanetti, and published by Rudolph Ackermann, after James Lonsdale
line engraving, published March 1827
NPG D34825

Sir Humphry Davy, Bt, by William Henry Worthington, published by  Agnew & Zanetti, and published by  Rudolph Ackermann, after  James Lonsdale - NPG D34826

Sir Humphry Davy, Bt

by William Henry Worthington, published by Agnew & Zanetti, and published by Rudolph Ackermann, after James Lonsdale
line engraving, published March 1827
NPG D34826

Isabella Paton as the White Maid of Avenel, by G.F. Storm, published by  Martin Colnaghi, and published by  Rudolph Ackermann, after  Frederick Meyer - NPG D39562

Isabella Paton as the White Maid of Avenel

by G.F. Storm, published by Martin Colnaghi, and published by Rudolph Ackermann, after Frederick Meyer
stipple engraving, published 3 November 1827
NPG D39562

Isabella Paton as the White Maid of Avenel, by G.F. Storm, published by  Martin Colnaghi, and published by  Rudolph Ackermann, after  Frederick Meyer - NPG D39563

Isabella Paton as the White Maid of Avenel

by G.F. Storm, published by Martin Colnaghi, and published by Rudolph Ackermann, after Frederick Meyer
stipple engraving, published 3 November 1827
NPG D39563

'Carriage Dress', December 1827, published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in  The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c - NPG D47603

'Carriage Dress', December 1827

published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published 1 December 1827
NPG D47603

'Ball Dress', December 1827, published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in  The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c - NPG D47605

'Ball Dress', December 1827

published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published 1 December 1827
NPG D47605

'Morning Dress', September 1828, published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in  The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c - NPG D47606

'Morning Dress', September 1828

published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published 1 September 1828
NPG D47606

'Ball Dress', January 1828, published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in  The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c - NPG D47607

'Ball Dress', January 1828

published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published 1 January 1828
NPG D47607

'Carriage Costume', April 1828, published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in  The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c - NPG D47608

'Carriage Costume', April 1828

published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published 1 April 1828
NPG D47608

'Ball Dress', March 1828, published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in  The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c - NPG D47609

'Ball Dress', March 1828

published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published 1 March 1828
NPG D47609

'Dinner Dress', March 1828, published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in  The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c - NPG D47610

'Dinner Dress', March 1828

published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published 1 March 1828
NPG D47610

'Evening Costume', May 1828, published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in  The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c - NPG D47611

'Evening Costume', May 1828

published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published 1 May 1828
NPG D47611

'Evening Dress', April 1828, published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in  The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c - NPG D47612

'Evening Dress', April 1828

published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published 1 April 1828
NPG D47612

'Promenade Dress', November 1828, published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in  The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c - NPG D47613

'Promenade Dress', November 1828

published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published 1 November 1828
NPG D47613

'Evening Dress', February 1828, published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in  The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c - NPG D47614

'Evening Dress', February 1828

published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published 1 February 1828
NPG D47614

'Evening Full Dress', September 1828, published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in  The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c - NPG D47615

'Evening Full Dress', September 1828

published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published 1 September 1828
NPG D47615

'Dinner Dress', November 1828, published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in  The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c - NPG D47616

'Dinner Dress', November 1828

published by Rudolph Ackermann, published in The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions, Manufactures, &c
hand-coloured etching, line and stipple engraving, published 1 November 1828
NPG D47616

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