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Alfred, Count D'Orsay

(1801-1852), Amateur artist and man of fashion

Sitter associated with 13 portraits
Artist associated with 266 portraits
Alfred Guillaume Gabriel, Count D'Orsay was a French amateur artist, dandy, and man of fashion in the early- to mid-nineteenth century. In 1830, D'Orsay moved to London, where he worked as a sculptor and a painter, specialising in portraiture. In 1845, he painted a portrait of Wellington. His statuettes of Napoleon and Wellington were very popular, as were engravings of many of his portraits, including those of Queen Victoria, Lord Lyndhurst and Dwarkanath Tagore. More than 125 profile sketches of his contemporaries were published by Mitchell of Bond Street, including among them nearly all the artistic, literary and fashionable celebrities of the time.

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Lincoln Stanhope, by Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG 4026(53)

Lincoln Stanhope

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, 1836
NPG 4026(53)

Charles Standish, by Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG 4026(52)

Charles Standish

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, 1837
NPG 4026(52)

Joshua William Allen, 6th Viscount Allen, by Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG 4026(1)

Joshua William Allen, 6th Viscount Allen

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, 1838
NPG 4026(1)

John Home Purves, by Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG 4026(49)

John Home Purves

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, 1838
NPG 4026(49)

Robert Jocelyn, Viscount Jocelyn, by Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG 4026(38)

Robert Jocelyn, Viscount Jocelyn

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, 1839
NPG 4026(38)

Henry Reeve, by Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG 4372

Henry Reeve

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and wash, 1839
NPG 4372

Sir John Gardner Wilkinson, by Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG 4026(28)

Sir John Gardner Wilkinson

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and black chalk, 1839
NPG 4026(28)

Lord Frederick Fitzclarence, by Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG 4026(23)

Lord Frederick Fitzclarence

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, 1840
NPG 4026(23)

Charles Robert Weld Forester, by Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG 4026(25)

Charles Robert Weld Forester

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, 1840
NPG 4026(25)

Charles Cavendish Fulke Greville, by Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG 3773

Charles Cavendish Fulke Greville

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
red and black chalk and pencil, 1840
NPG 3773

Sir Arthur Paget, by Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG 4026(43)

Sir Arthur Paget

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, 1840
NPG 4026(43)

George Finch-Hatton, 11th Earl of Winchilsea, by Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG 4026(60)

George Finch-Hatton, 11th Earl of Winchilsea

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, 1840
NPG 4026(60)

Alan Legge Gardner, 3rd Baron Gardner, by Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG 4026(27)

Alan Legge Gardner, 3rd Baron Gardner

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, 1841
NPG 4026(27)

George Rawdon-Hastings, 2nd Marquess of Hastings, by Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG 4026(33)

George Rawdon-Hastings, 2nd Marquess of Hastings

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, 1841
NPG 4026(33)

Richard Wingfield, 6th Viscount Powerscourt, by Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG 4026(47)

Richard Wingfield, 6th Viscount Powerscourt

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, 1841
NPG 4026(47)

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