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William Mason

(1725-1797), Poet and divine; friend and biographer of Thomas Gray

Sitter associated with 10 portraits
Artist associated with 9 portraits
Poet. Biographer of Thomas Gray and author of 'The English Garden', 1777-81, a poem on landscape gardening and the picturesque.

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Thomas Gray, by James Basire, after  William Mason - NPG 425

Thomas Gray

by James Basire, after William Mason
pencil, (circa 1771)
NPG 425

Thomas Gray, after William Mason - NPG D5161

Thomas Gray

after William Mason
etching, (1760?)
NPG D5161

Thomas Gray, after William Mason - NPG D5162

Thomas Gray

after William Mason
etching, (1760?)
NPG D5162

Thomas Gray, by William Henshaw, after  William Mason - NPG D5163

Thomas Gray

by William Henshaw, after William Mason
etching, (1760?)
NPG D5163

Thomas Gray, by William Henshaw, after  William Mason - NPG D5164

Thomas Gray

by William Henshaw, after William Mason
etching, (1760?)
NPG D5164

Thomas Gray, after William Mason - NPG D8952

Thomas Gray

after William Mason
etching, (1760?)
NPG D8952

Thomas Gray, by James Basire, after  William Mason, and after  Benjamin Wilson - NPG D14054

Thomas Gray

by James Basire, after William Mason, and after Benjamin Wilson
line engraving, published 1 March 1775 (circa 1771)
NPG D14054

Thomas Gray, by William Doughty, after  William Mason - NPG D2801

Thomas Gray

by William Doughty, after William Mason
etching, published 1778
NPG D2801

Thomas Gray, by William Doughty, after  William Mason - NPG D2802

Thomas Gray

by William Doughty, after William Mason
etching, published 1778
NPG D2802

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