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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Daniel Maclise (1806-1870), History and portrait painter

This does not include photographs, of which there are several examples in the NPG.

1829
Water-colour by himself. Irish NPG.
Exhibited Daniel Maclise, Arts Council at the NPG 1972 (131). Reproduced W. G. Strickland, Dictionary of Irish Artists (1913), II, plate XL. Engraved by Millard as the frontispiece to W. J. O'Driscoll, A Memoir of Daniel Maclise (187 1). Another version is in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

c.1830
Painting possibly by himself. Collection of H. R. Taylor, Virginia.
Given by Maclise's nieces to W. J. O'Driscoll, the artist's biographer.

c.1840
Painting by W. Bewick. Exhibited RA, 1840 (456).

Bust by E. Davis. Exhibited RA, 1840 (1077)

1842
Drawing by C. Stanfield (with Forster, Dickens and the artist in Cornwall). Victoria and Albert Museum. Exhibited Charles Dickens, Victoria and Albert Museum, 1970 (D9).

1844
Drawing by T. Bridgford. Irish NPG. Exhibited Royal Hibernian Academy, 1845. Reproduced Strickland, II, plate XL. Anonymously engraved for the Dublin University Magazine (May 1847), facing p 594.

Drawing by himself (with others, listening to Dickens reading The Chimes). Victoria and Albert
Museum. Exhibited Charles Dickens, Victoria and Albert Museum, 1970 (H10), reproduced in catalogue.

1845
Two drawings by C. H. Lear (NPG 1456(19 and 20)).

Woodcut by C. Martin, published ILN, VI (1845), 292.

1846
Painting by E. M. Ward (NPG 616).

c.1846-9
Drawing by C. W. Cope (painting a fresco in House of Lords). House of Lords.

1857
Lithograph by C. Baugniet, published E. Gambart, 1857 (example in NPG).

Woodcut from an unidentified magazine (cutting in NPG).

c.1858
Drawing by C. B. Birch (NPG 2476).

c.1859
Marble bust, and a replica of the same, by J. Thomas. Irish NPG. One of these exhibited RA, 1859 (1293).

1864
'The Intellect and Valour of Great Britain', engraving by C. G. Lewis, after T. J. Barker, published J. G. Browne, Leicester, 1864 (example in NPG); key-plate published Browne, 1863 (example in British Museum).

c.1866
Painting by J. Ballantyne (at work on the 'Death of Nelson' in the House of Lords). Exhibited RA, 1866 (414).

1871
Marble bust by E. Davis. Royal Academy. Exhibited RA, 1871 (1305), and Daniel Maclise, Arts Council at the NPG 1972 (135). Presumably related to the bust of 1840 (see above).

1878
Medal by A. B. Wyon, issued by the Art Union (example in NPG).

Undated
Several drawings by himself. Victoria and Albert Museum. One of these is reproduced Art Journal (1888), p 132.

Drawing by Count A. D'Orsay. Sotheby's, 13 February 1950 (lot 216), bought Colnaghi.

Miniature by an unknown artist. Offered to the Royal Academy by a Mr Rafe, 16 July 1878, but declined (see 'Council Minutes').

Woodcut by M. Jackson, after T. Scott (example in British Museum).

Etching by M. Menpes, and an anonymous woodcut (examples in British Museum).

Lithograph by an unknown artist, published in A Gallery of Illustrious Literary Characters ... by the late Daniel Maclise, edited W. Bates (1873), facing p 228.



This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: Richard Ormond, Early Victorian Portraits, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1973, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.