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- subject matching 'Preparatory drawings'

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John Galsworthy, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(138)

John Galsworthy

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1927 or before
NPG 4529(138)

Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(12)

Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1933 or before
NPG 4529(12)

Somerset Maugham, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(240)

Somerset Maugham

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1933 or before
NPG 4529(240)

Somerset Maugham, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(240a)

Somerset Maugham

by Sir David Low
pencil, 1933 or before
NPG 4529(240a)

Bernard Miles, by Sir David Low - NPG 4529(248)

Bernard Miles

by Sir David Low
pencil, circa 1950s-1963
NPG 4529(248)

Stephen Hawking, by Yolanda Sonnabend - NPG 6802(3)

Stephen Hawking

by Yolanda Sonnabend
pencil, 1985
NPG 6802(3)

Audrée Craig, by John Gay - NPG x127307

Audrée Craig

by John Gay
2 1/4 inch square film negative, March 1947
NPG x127307

Zena Marshall, by John Gay - NPG x127264

Zena Marshall

by John Gay
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1949
NPG x127264

Graham Sutherland, by Peter Keen - NPG x36000

Graham Sutherland

by Peter Keen
vintage bromide print, late 1950s
NPG x36000

Laetitia Karoline Yhap, by George Newson - NPG x38241

Laetitia Karoline Yhap

by George Newson
bromide fibre print, December 1990
NPG x38241

Sir John Cloberry, after Sir William Wilson - NPG D22547

Sir John Cloberry

after Sir William Wilson
pencil, pen and ink, (circa 1687)
NPG D22547

Thomas Mocket, after Unknown artist - NPG D28886

Thomas Mocket

after Unknown artist
pencil, late 18th to early 19th century
NPG D28886

Sidney Godolphin, 1st Earl of Godolphin, by Henry Bone, after  Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt - NPG D17264

Sidney Godolphin, 1st Earl of Godolphin

by Henry Bone, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
pen and ink, circa 1790-1834 (circa 1704-1710)
NPG D17264

Hon. Frances Henley-Ongley, by Henry Bone, possibly after  Andrew Plimer - NPG D17272

Hon. Frances Henley-Ongley

by Henry Bone, possibly after Andrew Plimer
pen and ink, probably late 18th century (circa 1790)
NPG D17272

Unknown boy, by Henry Bone, possibly after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D17367

Unknown boy

by Henry Bone, possibly after Sir Joshua Reynolds
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1793 (1747)
NPG D17367

Mary Grey (née Whitbread), Lady Grey, by Henry Bone, possibly after  Sir William Beechey - NPG D17259

Mary Grey (née Whitbread), Lady Grey

by Henry Bone, possibly after Sir William Beechey
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1795
NPG D17259

William Eden, 1st Baron Auckland, by Henry Bone, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D17287

William Eden, 1st Baron Auckland

by Henry Bone, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
pencil drawing squared in pencil for transfer, 1795 (exhibited 1794)
NPG D17287

Sir Walter Farquhar, Bt, by Henry Bone, after  Sir Henry Raeburn - NPG D17262

Sir Walter Farquhar, Bt

by Henry Bone, after Sir Henry Raeburn
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1796 (exhibited 1798)
NPG D17262

James Brudenell, 5th Earl of Cardigan, by Henry Bone, after  Sir William Beechey - NPG D17290

James Brudenell, 5th Earl of Cardigan

by Henry Bone, after Sir William Beechey
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1796 (circa 1796)
NPG D17290

Archibald Montgomerie, 11th Earl of Eglinton, by Henry Bone, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D17258

Archibald Montgomerie, 11th Earl of Eglinton

by Henry Bone, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1797 (1783-1784)
NPG D17258

Robert Cunninghame Graham (Robert Graham of Gartmore), by Henry Bone, after  Sir Henry Raeburn - NPG D17260

Robert Cunninghame Graham (Robert Graham of Gartmore)

by Henry Bone, after Sir Henry Raeburn
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1797 (circa 1794)
NPG D17260

Charlotte Maria Rous (née Whittaker), Countess Stradbroke, by Henry Bone, after  Sir William Beechey - NPG D17275

Charlotte Maria Rous (née Whittaker), Countess Stradbroke

by Henry Bone, after Sir William Beechey
pencil and watercolour drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1797 (exhibited 1796)
NPG D17275

Marianne (née Whittaker), Lady Gooch, by Henry Bone, after  Sir William Beechey - NPG D17347

Marianne (née Whittaker), Lady Gooch

by Henry Bone, after Sir William Beechey
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1797 (exhibited 1799)
NPG D17347

John Hunter, by Henry Bone, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D17261

John Hunter

by Henry Bone, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1798 (1786)
NPG D17261

John Trotter, by Henry Bone, after  Sir William Beechey - NPG D17301

John Trotter

by Henry Bone, after Sir William Beechey
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1798 (exhibited 1798)
NPG D17301

Sarah Siddons (née Kemble), by Henry Bone, after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG D17318

Sarah Siddons (née Kemble)

by Henry Bone, after Sir Thomas Lawrence
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1798 (1798)
NPG D17318

John Philip Kemble, by Henry Bone, after  Sir William Beechey - NPG D17321

John Philip Kemble

by Henry Bone, after Sir William Beechey
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1798 (circa 1798)
NPG D17321

John Clements, by Henry Bone, after  John Smart - NPG D17361

John Clements

by Henry Bone, after John Smart
pen and ink, 1817 or before (1798)
NPG D17361

William Markham, by Henry Bone, after  John Hoppner - NPG D17276

William Markham

by Henry Bone, after John Hoppner
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1799 (1798)
NPG D17276

Juliana (née Vinicombe), Lady St Aubyn, by Henry Bone, after  Sir William Beechey - NPG D17302

Juliana (née Vinicombe), Lady St Aubyn

by Henry Bone, after Sir William Beechey
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1799 (1790-1798)
NPG D17302

Sir Archibald MacDonald, 1st Bt, by Henry Bone, after  George Romney - NPG D17303

Sir Archibald MacDonald, 1st Bt

by Henry Bone, after George Romney
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1799 (1793-1795)
NPG D17303

Miss Whaucope, by Henry Bone, after  Unknown artist - NPG D17266

Miss Whaucope

by Henry Bone, after Unknown artist
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, (circa 1800)
NPG D17266

Anne Jessop, Lady Beechey and her baby, probably Anna Dodsworth Beechey, by Henry Bone, after  Sir William Beechey - NPG D17267

Anne Jessop, Lady Beechey and her baby, probably Anna Dodsworth Beechey

by Henry Bone, after Sir William Beechey
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1800 (circa 1800)
NPG D17267