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Sir Thomas Lawrence

(1769-1830), Portrait painter, collector and President of the Royal Academy

Sitter in 25 portraits
Artist associated with 689 portraits
Beginning as a child prodigy working in pastels, the gifted Lawrence eventually succeeded Reynolds as Britain's greatest portrait painter, With the temperament and flair to capture the glamour of the age, Lawrence created the image of Regency high-society with dazzling brushwork and an innovative use of colour. His international reputation was ensured when the Prince Regent commissioned portraits of all the foreign leaders involved in the downfall of Napoleon. Lawrence was appointed President of the Royal Academy in 1820.

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Sir Thomas Lawrence, by Samuel Cousins, published by  Walter Benjamin Tiffin, published by  Rittner and Co, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG 1634b

Sir Thomas Lawrence

by Samuel Cousins, published by Walter Benjamin Tiffin, published by Rittner and Co, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, published 22 April 1830
NPG 1634b

Samuel Rogers, by William Finden, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D8884

Samuel Rogers

by William Finden, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
stipple engraving, (1769-1830)
NPG D8884

probably William Ward, by Joseph Grozer, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D31913

probably William Ward

by Joseph Grozer, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, late 18th century
NPG D31913

probably William Ward, by Joseph Grozer, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D31914

probably William Ward

by Joseph Grozer, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, late 18th century
NPG D31914

Sarah Siddons (née Kemble) in the character of Zara, by John Raphael Smith, published by and after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D41673

Sarah Siddons (née Kemble) in the character of Zara

by John Raphael Smith, published by and after Sir Thomas Lawrence
mezzotint, published 18 June 1783
NPG D41673

King William IV, by and published by Edmund Scott, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence, after  John Charles Lochée - NPG D15058

King William IV

by and published by Edmund Scott, after Sir Thomas Lawrence, after John Charles Lochée
stipple engraving, published 7 April 1788
NPG D15058

Henry William Bunbury, by and published by Thomas Ryder, published by  S. Watts, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D32380

Henry William Bunbury

by and published by Thomas Ryder, published by S. Watts, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
stipple engraving, published 24 April 1789
NPG D32380

Henry William Bunbury, by and published by Thomas Ryder, published by  S. Watts, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D15022

Henry William Bunbury

by and published by Thomas Ryder, published by S. Watts, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
hand-coloured stipple engraving, published 24 April 1789
NPG D15022

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany, by Edmund Scott, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D10827

Frederick, Duke of York and Albany

by Edmund Scott, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
stipple engraving, published 1789
NPG D10827

Sir John Sinclair, 1st Bt, by William Skelton, published by  Thomas Cadell the Elder, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D5992

Sir John Sinclair, 1st Bt

by William Skelton, published by Thomas Cadell the Elder, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
line engraving, published 16 April 1790
NPG D5992

Elizabeth (née Farren), Countess of Derby, after Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D15616

Elizabeth (née Farren), Countess of Derby

after Sir Thomas Lawrence
hand-coloured stipple engraving, (1790)
NPG D15616

William Wildman Barrington, 2nd Viscount Barrington, by Charles Knight, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D14330

William Wildman Barrington, 2nd Viscount Barrington

by Charles Knight, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
stipple engraving, (circa 1791)
NPG D14330

John Julius Angerstein, after Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D15646

John Julius Angerstein

after Sir Thomas Lawrence
stipple engraving, (circa 1791)
NPG D15646

King William IV, after Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D33549

King William IV

after Sir Thomas Lawrence
photograph of painting, (1792-1793)
NPG D33549

Elizabeth (née Farren), Countess of Derby, by Francesco Bartolozzi, published by  Bull & Jeffryes, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D35133

Elizabeth (née Farren), Countess of Derby

by Francesco Bartolozzi, published by Bull & Jeffryes, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
stipple engraving, published 1 January 1792
NPG D35133

John Tracy, 7th Viscount Tracy, by Charles Knight, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D39281

John Tracy, 7th Viscount Tracy

by Charles Knight, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
stipple engraving, 1792 or after
NPG D39281

Francis Osborne, 5th Duke of Leeds, after Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D5044

Francis Osborne, 5th Duke of Leeds

after Sir Thomas Lawrence
photogravure of a stipple engraving, (1792)
NPG D5044

Princess Amelia, by Francesco Bartolozzi, published by  J.F. Tomkins, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D20079

Princess Amelia

by Francesco Bartolozzi, published by J.F. Tomkins, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
stipple engraving, published 1 March 1792
NPG D20079

Elizabeth (née Farren), Countess of Derby, by Francesco Bartolozzi, published by  Bull & Jeffryes, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D17080

Elizabeth (née Farren), Countess of Derby

by Francesco Bartolozzi, published by Bull & Jeffryes, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
stipple engraving, published 1 January 1792
NPG D17080

William Cowper, after Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D159

William Cowper

after Sir Thomas Lawrence
pencil, (1793)
NPG D159

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