A portrait of the first Duke of Wellington, Arthur Wellesley (1769-1852). Taken from the 1844 daguerreotype of the Duke of Wellington by Antoine Claudet (one of the first to practice daguerreotype portraiture in England).
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1852: The Duke of Wellington
An engraving by John Sartain of Solomon's painting of the Duke of Wellington (above) and a daguerreotype by Antoine Claudet, from The Eclectic Magazine, Nov 1852.
c.1845: Self Portrait
Oil on canvas
c. 1845-50: Conversation Piece
Oil on Millboard Image courtesy of Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery - LINK
Oil on canvas Norwich Museums and Archeology Service - LINK
n.d.: A Portrait of Two Girls with their Governess
Oil on canvas Private collection
n.d.: The Sixth Age
Oil on canvas Full title: The Sixth Age Shifts Into Lean And Slippered Pantaloon With Spectacles On Nose And Pouch On Side His Youthful Hose Well Saved, A World Too Wide For His Shrunk; And His Manly Voice Turning Again Towards Childish Treble, Pipes And Whistles In His Sound' Private collection
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