- Extended Catalogue Entry
by Daniel Maclise
pencil and watercolour, 1830
10 3/4 in. x 7 3/8 in. (274 mm x 187 mm)
Artistback to top
- Daniel Maclise (1806-1870), History and portrait painter. Artist associated with 108 portraits, Sitter associated with 17 portraits.
This portraitback to top
As a young man the Irish painter, Daniel Maclise, made nearly eighty watercolour portraits of literary figures for the newly founded Fraser's Magazine.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Cullen, Fintan; Foster, Roy, 'Conquering England': Ireland in Victorian England, 2005 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 9 March - 19 June 2005), p. 27
- Rogers, Malcolm, Master Drawings from the National Portrait Gallery, 1993 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 5 August to 23 October 1994), p. 105
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 405
- Walker, Richard, Regency Portraits, 1985, p. 330
Events of 1830back to top
Current affairsGeorge IV dies at Windsor on 26 June; William IV succeeds to the throne.
Duke of Wellington resigns as Prime Minister to be succeeded by Earl Grey.
'Captain Swing' disturbances among agricultural districts in southern England. Taking their name from a mythical leader, hundreds of labourers break the threshing machines that threaten their winter employment.
Art and scienceLiverpool and Manchester Railway opens; MP William Huskisson is run down by a train and killed at the inaugural ceremony.
William Cobbett publishes Rural Rides; a nostalgic tribute to the English countryside which expresses dismay at the sweeping changes taking place.