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Henry Edward Dawe

(1790-1848), Painter and printmaker

Artist associated with 61 portraits
The son of engraver Philip Dawe, and the brother of portraitist George Dawe. Initially taught by his father, he then studied at the Royal Academy schools. In 1824, he exhibited two engravings of Russian military leaders, after portraits by his brother George, at the Society of British Artists. They were exhibited later that year at the Imperial Academy of Arts in St Petersburg, after which Dawe was appointed naznachennyi' (associate). He spent several years working with his brother in St Petersburg making further engravings of his portraits. Dawe returned to London in 1827, where he continued engraving in line and mezzotint, producing works after a wide range of past and contemporary artists.

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Benjamin Aislabie, by Henry Edward Dawe - NPG D319

Benjamin Aislabie

by Henry Edward Dawe
mezzotint, mid 19th century
NPG D319

Hugh Latimer, by Henry Edward Dawe, published by  William Henry Mason - NPG D3539

Hugh Latimer

by Henry Edward Dawe, published by William Henry Mason
mezzotint, mid 19th century
NPG D3539

King William IV when Duke of Clarence, by Henry Edward Dawe, after  Charles Jagger - NPG D8125

King William IV when Duke of Clarence

by Henry Edward Dawe, after Charles Jagger
mezzotint, circa 1830s
NPG D8125

King William IV when Duke of Clarence, by Henry Edward Dawe, after  Charles Jagger - NPG D8127

King William IV when Duke of Clarence

by Henry Edward Dawe, after Charles Jagger
mezzotint, circa 1830s
NPG D8127

Joseph Sortain, by Henry Edward Dawe, published by  William Henry Mason, after  Hardy - NPG D4276

Joseph Sortain

by Henry Edward Dawe, published by William Henry Mason, after Hardy
mezzotint, circa 1832-1838
NPG D4276

Martin Davy, by Henry Edward Dawe, published by  W. Mason - NPG D34822

Martin Davy

by Henry Edward Dawe, published by W. Mason
mezzotint, published 1833
NPG D34822

John Wilson, by Henry Edward Dawe, after  Sir John Watson-Gordon - NPG D4839

John Wilson

by Henry Edward Dawe, after Sir John Watson-Gordon
mezzotint, published 1833
NPG D4839

Martin Davy, by Henry Edward Dawe, published by  W. Mason - NPG D15823

Martin Davy

by Henry Edward Dawe, published by W. Mason
mezzotint, published 1833
NPG D15823

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, after Henry Edward Dawe - NPG D33739

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

after Henry Edward Dawe
line and stipple engraving and aquatint, 1840 or after
NPG D33739

Joseph Goodall, by Henry Edward Dawe - NPG D2409

Joseph Goodall

by Henry Edward Dawe
mezzotint, published 1840
NPG D2409

James Stuart Murray Anderson, by Henry Edward Dawe, after  Basebe & Son - NPG D349

James Stuart Murray Anderson

by Henry Edward Dawe, after Basebe & Son
mezzotint, published 1 June 1840
NPG D349

James Stuart Murray Anderson, by Henry Edward Dawe, after  Basebe & Son - NPG D350

James Stuart Murray Anderson

by Henry Edward Dawe, after Basebe & Son
mezzotint, published 1 June 1840
NPG D350

Edward Taylor, by Henry Edward Dawe, after  Robert Scott Tait - NPG D6932

Edward Taylor

by Henry Edward Dawe, after Robert Scott Tait
mezzotint, circa 1840-1848
NPG D6932

Edwin Irwin, after Henry Edward Dawe - NPG D3137

Edwin Irwin

after Henry Edward Dawe
mezzotint, 1841 or 1842
NPG D3137

Robert Anderson, by Henry Edward Dawe, after  Basebe & Son - NPG D351

Robert Anderson

by Henry Edward Dawe, after Basebe & Son
mezzotint, published 25 March 1843
NPG D351

Robert Anderson, by Henry Edward Dawe, after  Basebe & Son - NPG D352

Robert Anderson

by Henry Edward Dawe, after Basebe & Son
mezzotint, published 25 March 1843
NPG D352

Queen Victoria, by James Posselwhite, after  Henry Edward Dawe - NPG D33632

Queen Victoria

by James Posselwhite, after Henry Edward Dawe
stipple engraving, published 1846
NPG D33632

Josiah French, by Henry Edward Dawe - NPG D1988

Josiah French

by Henry Edward Dawe
mezzotint
NPG D1988

Josiah French, by Henry Edward Dawe - NPG D2000

Josiah French

by Henry Edward Dawe
mezzotint
NPG D2000

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