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A selection of portraits and images that depict or allude to stories or characters from popular folklore, legend and myth. See also: 'Angels, fairies and cherubs' (Theme) and 'Nudes and naked figures' (Genre).

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'The Times, Anno 1783', by James Gillray, published by  William Humphrey - NPG D12336

'The Times, Anno 1783'

by James Gillray, published by William Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 14 April 1783
NPG D12336

'Bonus Melior Optimus or the devil's the best of the bunch' (Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford; Charles James Fox), by James Gillray, published by  William Humphrey - NPG D12338

'Bonus Melior Optimus or the devil's the best of the bunch' (Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford; Charles James Fox)

by James Gillray, published by William Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 22 April 1783
NPG D12338

Sarah Siddons (née Kemble) as Melpomene, by James Gillray, published by  James Ridgway - NPG D41671

Sarah Siddons (née Kemble) as Melpomene

by James Gillray, published by James Ridgway
etching and aquatint, published 6 December 1784
NPG D41671

Anna Selina Storace as Euphrosyne in Milton's 'Comus', by Jean Condé, printed for  John Bell, after  Samuel De Wilde - NPG D7220

Anna Selina Storace as Euphrosyne in Milton's 'Comus'

by Jean Condé, printed for John Bell, after Samuel De Wilde
stipple engraving, published 16 June 1791
NPG D7220

William Pitt ('Billy Caught Naping [napping]), by and published by Robert Dighton - NPG D47140

William Pitt ('Billy Caught Naping [napping])

by and published by Robert Dighton
hand-coloured etching, published 24 April 1797
NPG D47140

'The marriage of Cupid and Psyche', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12612

'The marriage of Cupid and Psyche'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 3 May 1797
NPG D12612

'Destruction of the French collossus', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12662

'Destruction of the French collossus'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and soft-ground etching, published 1 November 1798
NPG D12662

Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, by Unknown artist - NPG D2185

Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey

by Unknown artist
pencil and watercolour, early 19th century
NPG D2185

Jupiter and Io, by Henry Bone, after  Henry Thomson, after  Antonio Allegri da Correggio - NPG D17374

Jupiter and Io

by Henry Bone, after Henry Thomson, after Antonio Allegri da Correggio
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1801 (circa 1530)
NPG D17374

'Venus Anadyomene', by Henry Bone, after  Titian - NPG D17499

'Venus Anadyomene'

by Henry Bone, after Titian
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, July 1801 (circa 1525)
NPG D17499

Danaë, by Henry Bone, probably after  Guy Head, after  Titian - NPG D17415

Danaë

by Henry Bone, probably after Guy Head, after Titian
pencil, pen and ink, 1802 (1545-1546)
NPG D17415

Venus of Urbino, by Henry Bone, probably after  Guy Head, after  Titian - NPG D17416

Venus of Urbino

by Henry Bone, probably after Guy Head, after Titian
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1802 (1538)
NPG D17416

Judith with the head of Holofernes, by Henry Bone, after  Titian - NPG D17421

Judith with the head of Holofernes

by Henry Bone, after Titian
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, October 1803
NPG D17421

Sleeping Venus, by Henry Bone, probably after  Luca Giordano - NPG D17422

Sleeping Venus

by Henry Bone, probably after Luca Giordano
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 19 June 1803
NPG D17422

Cupid and Psyche, by Henry Bone, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D17377

Cupid and Psyche

by Henry Bone, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1804 (exhibited 1789)
NPG D17377

Death of Dido, by Henry Bone, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D17379

Death of Dido

by Henry Bone, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1804 (1781)
NPG D17379

Cymon and Iphigenia, by Henry Bone, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D17385

Cymon and Iphigenia

by Henry Bone, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1806 (exhibited 1789)
NPG D17385

Venus and Cupid, by Henry Bone, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D17386

Venus and Cupid

by Henry Bone, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, August 1807 (circa 1785)
NPG D17386

'The fall of Icarus', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D32279

'The fall of Icarus'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
etching, published 20 April 1807
NPG D32279

'The fall of Icarus', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D13044

'The fall of Icarus'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 20 April 1807
NPG D13044