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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)

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)

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)