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Dorothy Boyle, countess of Burlington (1699–1758) by William Kent, c. 1735 [painting in the garden room at Chiswick House] Devonshire Collection, Chatsworth. By permission of the Duke of Devonshire and the Chatsworth Settlement Trustees

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Boyle [née Savile], Dorothy, countess of Burlington (1699–1758), portrait painter and caricaturist, was born in London on 13 September 1699 and baptized on 24 September at St James's, Piccadilly, the elder daughter of William Savile, second marquess of Halifax (1665–1700), and his second wife, ...

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(Isaac) Robert Cruikshank (1789–1856) by E. W. Pailthorpe (after George Cruikshank) © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Cruikshank, (Isaac) Robert (1789–1856), caricaturist and portrait painter, eldest son of Isaac Cruikshank (1764–1811) and his wife, Mary, née MacNaughton (1769–1853), was born on 27 September 1789 in St Martin's Court, London, and baptized on 25 October at St Martin-in-the-Fields. Three years later, around the time of his younger brother ...

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John Thomas Young Gilroy (1898–1985) self-portrait Garrick Club / the art archive

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Gilroy, John Thomas Young (1898–1985), graphic artist and portrait painter, was born on 20 May 1898 at 4 Crawhall Terrace, Newcastle upon Tyne, the second son and the fourth of eight children of John William Gilroy, marine artist and technical draughtsman, and his wife, ...

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Newton, Richard (1777–1798), caricaturist and miniature painter, was probably born in London, the son of Richard Newton (d. 1796), a haberdasher who later let properties near the Drury Lane Theatre. Little is known of the younger Newton's early life and artistic training. His earliest surviving print was engraved when he was eleven and his talent was certainly well developed by the age of fourteen, when he joined the radical publisher ...

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Sir Leslie Ward [Spy] (1851–1922) by Pal (Jean de Paleologu), pubd 1889 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Ward, Sir Leslie [pseud. Spy] (1851–1922), caricaturist and portrait painter, was born on 21 November 1851 in Harewood Square, London, one of the eight children of the history painter Edward Matthew Ward (1816–1879) and his wife, Henrietta Mary Ada Ward (1832–1924), a fashionable portrait painter, art teacher, and hostess. Although they had the same surname before marriage, his parents were not related. Both were history painters of some note. His mother came from a line of painters and engravers, including her father, the engraver and miniature painter ...