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    • Suzi Love

      1819 - Pope Pius VII (1742-1823) by Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830) Commissioned by George IV in 1819 for £525 Thomas Lawrence dominated the art of portrait painting in England for forty years, undertaking commissions for the future George IV from 1814.

    • IcePhant

      Oil paintings - Pope Pius VII,

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    lover's eyes: hand-painted portraits on ivory popular in England between the 1780s and 1830s

    1858 Home Again by Henry Nelson O'Neil. This is the companion painting to Eastward Ho! It's a year later and the soldiers have returned, many injured and being helped off the ship. Thousands of people queued in London to see these paintings when they were released. Via Museum of London © Suzi Love

    Between 1780 and 1784. Phaeton with a Pair of Cream Ponies and a Stable-lad. By George Stubbs, 1724–1806, British. Oil on panel. Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

    Between 1820 and 1830. A Cabriolet: Gentlemen's Carriages. By Charles Hancock, 1802–1877, British. Oil on canvas, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection

    1838. Grey Carriage Horses in the Coachyard at Putteridge Bury, Hertfordshire. ByJohn Frederick Herring, 1795–1865, British. collections.briti...

    1806 A Gentleman with His Pair of Bays Harnessed to a Curricle. By John Cordrey, active 1765–1825, British. Oil on canvas. Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection Dain drives Jessica to Hyde Park in his curricle.

    1779 Portrait of a Sportsman with His Son by Francis Wheatley (1747 - 1801)

    1825-30 ca. Portrait, American. Miniature of an Attractive Lady by Nathanial Rogers from New York City.

    1785 ca. Portrait of a Man in his Study by Marguerite Gérard.

    1833 Portrait of Alida Christina Assink by Jan Adam Kruseman. Rijksmuseum.

    1823 Young Woman Sewing by Lamplight by Georg Friedrich Kersting (German, 1785–1847)

    1789 Madame Perregaux by Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun (French, 1755-1842).  Oil on oak panel. The Wallace Collection. Adélaïde de Praël married Jean-François Perregaux, notable art collector and banker to Le Bruns. Madame Perregaux’s portrait, painted on eve of French Revolution, is typical of glamorous, flattering portrayals of female sitters Vigée Le Brun. Artist wrote to sitter ‘the portrait of Madame Perregaux is most charming of all because of its likeness.’

    1782 Captain George K. H. Coussmaker (1759–1801) by Sir Joshua Reynolds.

    1749 Commodore the Honourable Augustus Keppel by Sir Joshua Reynolds.

    1820s Portrait of Russian Empress Alexandra Feodorovna (née Charlotte of Prussia) with her two eldest children Alexander and Maria by George Dawe.

    1800 ca. Mawdisty Best and His Brother outside Rochester Cathedral by John Opie. From the mid-18th century, it was fashionable to have portraits of young boys painted dressed for cricket. Portrait cricket convention was trousers or breeches worn with white stockings and black shoes, teamed with a waistcoat and contrasting tailcoat. bbc,

    Sunday afternoon by Augustus Jules Augustus (British, born circa 1825–1881).

    1834 ca. Mary Sommers Buist Lamb by Charles Fraser. gibbesmuseum.past...

    1857 ca. Mary Evans Gibbes by George Whiting Flagg. gibbesmuseum.past...

    1797 ca. Portrait of a Young Woman (Countess Worontzoff) by Marie Louise Elisabeth Vigée-Le Brun.

    1810 Mr. Cook by John Wesley Jarvis. Watercolor on ivory in gold locket; hair reserve verso.

    1801 Mary Watson. By Pierre Henri. Watercolor on ivory Gibbes Museum

    1804 Portrait of Mrs. Spencer Perceval by Elisabeth-Louise Vigee Lebrun.

    1804 Robert Stuart by Robert Field. Watercolor on Ivory.

    1800 Portrait of the Artist, John Vanderlyn (American, Kingston, New York 1775–1852 Oil on canvas. Bequest of Ann S. Stephens, in memory of her mother, Mrs. Ann S. Stephens, 1918 Accession Number: 18.118