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George Dawe

 (1781 - 1829)
George Dawe was active/lived in United Kingdom.  George Dawe is known for Portrait painting.

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Born in London in 1781, George Dawe came from an artistic family: his father Philip Dawe was a well-known mezzotint engraver and his siblings, Henry Edward Dawe, James Philip Dawe and Mary Margaret Dawe were professional artists.  Having received a Gold Medal from London's Royal Academy in 1803, George Dawe was elected Royal Academician in 1814. 

From the mid-1810s, Dawe concentrated on portraiture.  His full-length portrait of the actress Eliza O'Neil in character as Shakespeare's Juliet was a great public success.  Over the summer of 1815 Dawe had employed a young John Constable to render the background and this theatrical scene, full of romantic atmosphere created by the effect of glittering lamplight, stirr   ...  Displaying 750 of 5491 characters.

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PORTRAIT OF TSAR ALEXANDER I
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Portrait of Grand Duke Nicholas, later Emperor Nicholas I (1825-55), on horseback
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Princess Charlotte
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