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32 Portraits in set:

Peninsular and Waterloo officers: watercolour drawings by Thomas Heaphy, 1813-14

A series of whole-length portraits of officers realised in southern France and Spain over a period of 18 months during the Peninsular War. They have bodies and legs outlined in pencil with the heads painted in watercolour, and were studies for a group portrait The Duke of Wellington in Consultation with his Officers previous to a General Engagement (present whereabouts unknown). It was possibly at Wellington's invitation that the artist joined the cavalry staff to make these studies.

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Sir Edward Barnes, by Thomas Heaphy - NPG 1914(3)

Sir Edward Barnes

by Thomas Heaphy
watercolour, 1813-1814
NPG 1914(3)

Don Pablo Morillo, Comte de Cartagena, by Thomas Heaphy - NPG 1914(23)

Don Pablo Morillo, Comte de Cartagena

by Thomas Heaphy
pencil and watercolour, circa 1813-1814
NPG 1914(23)

Lord Robert Edward Somerset, by Thomas Heaphy - NPG 1914(15)

Lord Robert Edward Somerset

by Thomas Heaphy
watercolour, 1813-1814
NPG 1914(15)