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Drawings of men about town by Alfred, Count D'Orsay, 1832-48


61 Portraits in set

61 drawings which the artist intended for his own collection as a visual diary of his friends and contemporaries, many of which were autographed by the sitters. All of the drawings are in profile, for the most part half-length. They are nearly all signed and dated and several indicate the place where they were drawn, and so provide valuable biographical information about the artist and his activities.

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Frederick Byng, by Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG 4026(8)

Frederick Byng

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, circa 1832-1848
NPG 4026(8)

Edwardes, by Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG 4026(21)

Edwardes

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, circa 1832-1848
NPG 4026(21)

John Fairlie, by Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG 4026(22)

John Fairlie

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, circa 1832-1848
NPG 4026(22)

Robert Gore, by Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG 4026(31)

Robert Gore

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, circa 1832-1848
NPG 4026(31)

Henry Edward Fox, 4th Baron Holland, by Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG 4026(26)

Henry Edward Fox, 4th Baron Holland

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, circa 1832-1848
NPG 4026(26)

John Allan Powell, by Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG 4026(46)

John Allan Powell

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, 1832
NPG 4026(46)

George Herbert, by Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG 4026(34)

George Herbert

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, 1834
NPG 4026(34)

John Lyster, by Alfred, Count D'Orsay - NPG 4026(40)

John Lyster

by Alfred, Count D'Orsay
pencil and chalk, 1834
NPG 4026(40)