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John Vanderbank (1694-1739), Portrait painter

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist associated with 95 portraits
Vanderbank received his training as a portraitist under Sir Godfrey Kneller before becoming a successful artist. Noted primarily for his portraiture, he also worked as a book illustrator, and produced numerous small oil versions of scenes from Don Quixote. Vanderbank established an academy for life-drawing at St Martin's Lane, which included the artist William Hogarth amongst its members.

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John Vanderbank

by John Vanderbank
pen and ink, 1738
NPG 3647