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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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Ulick de Burgh, 1st Marquess of Clanricarde, by Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG 4026(14)

Ulick de Burgh, 1st Marquess of Clanricarde

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, 1847
NPG 4026(14)

Jenny Lind, by Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG 2204

Jenny Lind

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
oil on canvas, 1847
NPG 2204

George William Barrington, 7th Viscount Barrington, by Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG 4026(4)

George William Barrington, 7th Viscount Barrington

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, 1847
NPG 4026(4)

Edward Seymour Ball Hughes, by Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG 4026(35)

Edward Seymour Ball Hughes

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, 1848
NPG 4026(35)

Edmund Phipps, by Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG 4026(45)

Edmund Phipps

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and black chalk, 1848
NPG 4026(45)

Lord Byron, by Richard James Lane, published by  John Mitchell, after  Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG D45921

Lord Byron

by Richard James Lane, published by John Mitchell, after Alfred, Count D'Orsay
lithograph, (May 1823)
NPG D45921

John Dawson, 2nd Earl of Portarlington, by Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG D5547

John Dawson, 2nd Earl of Portarlington

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
lithograph, 1828
NPG D5547

Henry Robinson, by Richard James Lane, after  Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG D22531

Henry Robinson

by Richard James Lane, after Alfred, Count D'Orsay
lithograph, 1830s-1840s
NPG D22531

William Locke, by Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG D37401

William Locke

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
lithograph, 1832
NPG D37401

Lord Byron, by Richard James Lane, after  Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG D45987

Lord Byron

by Richard James Lane, after Alfred, Count D'Orsay
lithograph, (1832)
NPG D45987

Robert Cutlar Fergusson, by Richard James Lane, after  Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG D46296

Robert Cutlar Fergusson

by Richard James Lane, after Alfred, Count D'Orsay
lithograph, (1832)
NPG D46296

Lord Byron, published by Henry Colburn, after  Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG D46291

Lord Byron

published by Henry Colburn, after Alfred, Count D'Orsay
stipple engraving, published September 1832 (May 1823)
NPG D46291

Edmund Phipps, by Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG D14595

Edmund Phipps

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
lithograph, (23 August 1832)
NPG D14595

Francis Nathaniel Conyngham, 2nd Marquess Conyngham, by Richard James Lane, printed by  Graf & Soret, published by  John Mitchell, after  Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG D32194

Francis Nathaniel Conyngham, 2nd Marquess Conyngham

by Richard James Lane, printed by Graf & Soret, published by John Mitchell, after Alfred, Count D'Orsay
lithograph, (1833)
NPG D32194

Francis Nathaniel Conyngham, 2nd Marquess Conyngham, by Richard James Lane, published by  John Mitchell, after  Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG D45923

Francis Nathaniel Conyngham, 2nd Marquess Conyngham

by Richard James Lane, published by John Mitchell, after Alfred, Count D'Orsay
lithograph, (1833)
NPG D45923

Count Andrezj Josef Matuszewicz, by Richard James Lane, published by  John Mitchell, after  Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG D45925

Count Andrezj Josef Matuszewicz

by Richard James Lane, published by John Mitchell, after Alfred, Count D'Orsay
lithograph, (1833)
NPG D45925

George Stevens Byng, 2nd Earl of Strafford, by Richard James Lane, published by  John Mitchell, after  Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG D45927

George Stevens Byng, 2nd Earl of Strafford

by Richard James Lane, published by John Mitchell, after Alfred, Count D'Orsay
lithograph, (1833)
NPG D45927

Sir Henry James Goodricke, 7th Bt, by Richard James Lane, after  Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG D45932

Sir Henry James Goodricke, 7th Bt

by Richard James Lane, after Alfred, Count D'Orsay
lithograph, (1833)
NPG D45932

Count Andrezj Josef Matuszewicz, by Richard James Lane, published by  John Mitchell, after  Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG D46216

Count Andrezj Josef Matuszewicz

by Richard James Lane, published by John Mitchell, after Alfred, Count D'Orsay
lithograph, (1833)
NPG D46216

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