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Drawings of prominent people by William Brockedon, 1823-49


102 Portraits in set

104 drawings of sitters with scientific and geographical interests who were mostly well known by the artist. All of the drawings were realised specifically for two leather-bound volumes, and Brockedon intended these volumes to be a record of his famous contemporaries. Mounted opposite nearly all of the drawings is a letter from the sitter, although in most cases these do not specifically relate to the drawings or their execution.

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Albert James Bernays, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(102)

Albert James Bernays

by William Brockedon
pencil and chalk, 1823-1849
NPG 2515(102)

Antonio Canova, by William Brockedon, probably after  Sir Thomas Lawrence - NPG 2515(2)

Antonio Canova

by William Brockedon, probably after Sir Thomas Lawrence
pencil and chalk, 1823-1849
NPG 2515(2)

Countess Teresa Guiccioli, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(61)

Countess Teresa Guiccioli

by William Brockedon
pencil and chalk, 1823-1849
NPG 2515(61)

Friedrich Heinrich Alexander, Baron Humboldt, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(38)

Friedrich Heinrich Alexander, Baron Humboldt

by William Brockedon
pencil and chalk, 1823-1849
NPG 2515(38)

Sir Austen Henry Layard, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(103)

Sir Austen Henry Layard

by William Brockedon
pencil and chalk, 1823-1849
NPG 2515(103)

Dominique Vivant Denon, Baron Denon, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(3)

Dominique Vivant Denon, Baron Denon

by William Brockedon
pencil and chalk, 1824
NPG 2515(3)

Washington Irving, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(6)

Washington Irving

by William Brockedon
pencil and chalk, 1824
NPG 2515(6)

Jacob Perkins, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(7)

Jacob Perkins

by William Brockedon
pencil and chalk, 1825
NPG 2515(7)

Foulis, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(52)

Foulis

by William Brockedon
pencil and chalk, 1825
NPG 2515(52)

William Kitchiner, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(14)

William Kitchiner

by William Brockedon
pencil and chalk, circa 1826
NPG 2515(14)

Richard Pering, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(17)

Richard Pering

by William Brockedon
chalk and pencil, 1829
NPG 2515(17)

Giovanni Aldini, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(19)

Giovanni Aldini

by William Brockedon
chalk and pencil, 1830
NPG 2515(19)

John Flaxman, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(32)

John Flaxman

by William Brockedon
pencil and white chalk, early 1830s
NPG 2515(32)

John Fuller, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(54)

John Fuller

by William Brockedon
pencil and chalk, 1830
NPG 2515(54)

Sir John Carr, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(42)

Sir John Carr

by William Brockedon
pencil and red chalk, 1832
NPG 2515(42)

Robert H. Froude, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(35)

Robert H. Froude

by William Brockedon
pencil and chalk, 1832
NPG 2515(35)

William Godwin, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(29)

William Godwin

by William Brockedon
pencil and white and red chalk, 1832
NPG 2515(29)

Henry Hopley White, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(58)

Henry Hopley White

by William Brockedon
pencil and chalk, 1832
NPG 2515(58)

Agricol de Fortia D'Urban, by William Brockedon - NPG 2515(49)

Agricol de Fortia D'Urban

by William Brockedon
pencil and chalk, 1833
NPG 2515(49)