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Mason Chamberlin (1722-1787), Portrait painter

Sitter in 4 portraits
Artist associated with 10 portraits
Mason Chamberlin was a portrait painter and one of the founding members of the Royal Academy in 1768. Chamberlin exhibited portraits and history paintings at the Society of Artists, from which he received a premium for a history painting in 1764. He also exhibited at the Free Society in 1764 and was a founder-member of the Royal Academy, exhibiting there between 1769 and 1786.

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Samuel Richardson

by Mason Chamberlin
oil on copper, 1754 or before
NPG 6435


John Bacon the Elder

by William Bate, after Mason Chamberlin
enamel on copper, (1785)
On display in Room 14 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6289


Samuel Chandler

by William Pether, after Mason Chamberlin
mezzotint, published 1767
NPG D32854


Samson Occom

by Jonathan Spilsbury, after Mason Chamberlin
mezzotint, published 1768
NPG D3711


Robert Brown

by Edward Fisher, after Mason Chamberlin
mezzotint, 1780 (1779)
NPG D32228


Israel Mauduit

by Thomas Holloway, after Mason Chamberlin
line engraving, published 1787 (circa 1774)
NPG D21378


William Turnbull

by William Skelton, after Mason Chamberlin
line engraving, circa 1790-1820
NPG D39418


Benjamin Franklin

by Charles Turner, after Mason Chamberlin
mezzotint, 1840 or after
NPG D2017


Samuel Richardson

after Mason Chamberlin
mezzotint, (1754 or before)
NPG D39724


Israel Mauduit

by Thomas Holloway, after Mason Chamberlin
line engraving, published 1787 (circa 1774)
NPG D21379

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