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Frederick Christian Lewis Sr

(1779-1856), Engraver and landscape painter

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist associated with 192 portraits
An eminent painter, etcher, aquatint and stipple engraver, Lewis was a pupil of J.C. Stadler and studied at the Royal Academy schools. He first gained notice with his aquatints after Thomas Girtin's designs, which were published in 1803 as Twenty of the most Picturesque Views in Paris and its Environs. From 1808 to 1823, he was a principal engraver for William Otley's three-volume work on Renaissance art, The Italian School of Design. He contributed etchings for J.M.W. Turner's Liber Studiorum, as well as creating commissioned engravings after the designs of Landseer and Flaxman. Lewis was the father of engraver Charles George Lewis.

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Andrew Rutherfurd (né Bervie), Lord Rutherfurd, possibly by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after  George Richmond - NPG D20667

Andrew Rutherfurd (né Bervie), Lord Rutherfurd

possibly by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after George Richmond
stipple engraving, 1852 or after
NPG D20667

Charles Rivington, by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after  Joseph Slater - NPG D39777

Charles Rivington

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Joseph Slater
stipple engraving, published 1864 (circa 1830)
NPG D39777

Emilia Mary Boucherett, by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D32005

Emilia Mary Boucherett

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
stipple engraving, published 1889
NPG D32005

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Henry Grattan

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after R. Kenny
stipple and line engraving, circa 1800
NPG D15844

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Leopold I, King of the Belgians

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Sir George Hayter
stipple engraving with some hand-colouring, circa 1816-1817
NPG D8124

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Charles William Vane-Stewart, 3rd Marquess of Londonderry

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
stipple engraving, (1818)
NPG D19173

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John Wall Callcott

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, published by Birchall, Lonsdale & Mills, after Sir Augustus Wall Callcott
stipple engraving, published 1824
NPG D14284

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Sir William Amcotts-Ingilby, 2nd Bt

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after John Harrison Jr
line engraving, published after 1832
NPG D36442

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Edward Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, printed by Brooker & Harrison, published by Thomas Agnew, and published by Anaglyphic Company, after William Derby
mezzotint, published 18 July 1844
NPG D35036

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Sir Mark Cubbon

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, after Frederick Christian Lewis Jr
mezzotint, (1845)
NPG D34416

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Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha

by Frederick Christian Lewis Sr, published by Sir Francis Graham Moon, 1st Bt, after Franz Xaver Winterhalter
stipple engraving heightened with bodycolour, published 1851 (1848)
NPG D37814

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