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John Vanderbank (1694-1739), Portrait painter

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist associated with 96 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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1904

Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban

by John Vanderbank, after Unknown artist
oil on canvas, 1731 (circa 1618)
NPG 1904

520

Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban

by John Vanderbank, after Unknown artist
oil on canvas, 1731? (circa 1618)
NPG 520

1802

John Michael Rysbrack

by John Vanderbank
oil on canvas, circa 1728
On display on Floor 2: Turning Heads at Beningbrough Hall
NPG 1802

42

Charles Talbot, 1st Baron Talbot of Hensol

after John Vanderbank
oil on canvas, (1733-1739)
NPG 42

471

Sir William Lee

by C.F. Barker, after John Vanderbank
oil on canvas, 1845 (1738)
NPG 471

3647

John Vanderbank

by John Vanderbank
pen and ink, 1738
NPG 3647

D736

Sir Richard Blackmore

by George White, after John Vanderbank
mezzotint, early 18th century
NPG D736

D4013

Charles Christian Reisen

by George White, printed for Samuel Sympson, after John Vanderbank
mezzotint, early 18th century
NPG D4013

D27603

Nicholas Saunderson

by and sold by John Faber Jr, after John Vanderbank
mezzotint, (1718-1719)
NPG D27603

D27604

Nicholas Saunderson

after John Vanderbank
line engraving, (1718-1719)
NPG D27604

D4163

Nicholas Saunderson

by George White, after John Vanderbank
mezzotint, (1718-1719)
NPG D4163

D4164

Nicholas Saunderson

by and sold by John Faber Jr, after John Vanderbank
mezzotint, (1718-1719)
NPG D4164

D30410

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt

by John Faber Jr, printed and sold by Robert Sayer, printed and sold by John King, after John Vanderbank, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, circa 1719-1725
NPG D30410

D36900

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt

by John Faber Jr, printed and sold by Robert Sayer, printed and sold by John King, after John Vanderbank, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, circa 1719-1725
NPG D36900

D3440

Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt

by John Faber Jr, after John Vanderbank, after Sir Godfrey Kneller, Bt
mezzotint, circa 1719-1725
NPG D3440

D1912

William Fellowes

by John Smith, after John Vanderbank
mezzotint, 1723
NPG D1912

D11688

William Fellowes

by John Smith, after John Vanderbank
mezzotint, 1723
NPG D11688

D27507

Thomas John Francis Strickland

by John Faber Jr, after John Vanderbank
mezzotint, (1724)
NPG D27507

D4327

Thomas John Francis Strickland

by John Faber Jr, after John Vanderbank
mezzotint, (1724)
NPG D4327

D27324

Sir Isaac Newton

by John Faber Jr, after John Vanderbank
mezzotint, (1725)
NPG D27324

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